19:57 EconomyBelarusian merchandise export to Russia's Kirov Oblast on the rise The main exports were machines, vehicles, and devices for lifting, transporting, loading or unloading, unalloyed steel wire, vegetables, ready-made knitted or textile goods, paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers in non-aqueous media.
19:08 SocietyCSTO considering postponing military exercises due to pandemic The staff meeting discussed the basic concepts of the exercises, reconciled the main aspects of their organization, logistics support, and the preliminary composition of the forces that will take part in it.
18:25 SocietyRapota: Preparations for Slavianski Bazaar festival continue “All the preparations for the Slavianski Bazaar are underway. Everything remains in force,” State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota said.
18:06 PoliticsBelarus, UN working on framework cooperation program for 2021-2025 Work on the program was discussed during a videoconference meeting of Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Dapkiunas and UN Resident Coordinator Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki.
17:34 SocietyBelavia to launch charter flights to Albania on 12 June “Charter flights to Albania will start from 12 June. Flights will be operated twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays,” the company said.
17:17 EconomyTechnological problems impede access of Belarusian companies to Russian market The official said: “The problem is not political but purely technological. For instance, if we talk about Russian digital trade platforms, there are technological issues with the adjustment of access forms and some other things.”
16:59 EconomyBelarus, Russia to improve information system for interrupted food supplies from Belarus “The mechanism to improve information systems is being adjust,” State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Gapota said.
16:43 EconomyBelarus, Hungary sign memorandum of cooperation in power industry The memorandum was signed by Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich and Janos Suli, Minister without Portfolio responsible for the Paks project.
16:38 EconomyBelarus ready to share electric transport R&D results with Hungary Roman Golovchenko said: “We invite our Hungarian partners to utilize Belarus' experience in the area of design and production of green transport, electric transport.”
16:23 SocietyBelarus eager to sign transboundary waters protection agreement with Latvia this year According to the source, intergovernmental agreements on cooperation in protecting and using transboundary waters have been signed with Russia, Ukraine, and Poland. Belarus intends to sign such an agreement with Latvia this year.
16:12 EconomyRussian Energy Ministry told to address Belarusian concerns about natural gas supplies The official said: “The matter of tariffs on natural gas for Belarus was raised. The energy ministries are working on it now. They've been instructed to address Belarusian concerns. In order to find some solution that satisfies both sides.”
16:07 SocietyBelarus, Russia reaffirm plans to cancel roaming charges by October The roaming charges issue was high on the agenda of the meeting. “This is the issue that is of everyone's interest. The ministries of communication have a roadmap under which they are set to address the matter by October,” Grigory Rapota said.
15:35 EconomyBelarus' Finance Ministry urged to focus on efficient public finance management According to Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko, the situation in the economy today requires accurate and verified decisions.
15:22 PoliticsHungary rejects discrimination in nuclear energy, ready to cooperate with Belarus “We are watching over the project to build the nuclear power plant in Ostrovets because the project to build our own nuclear power plant is similar. I think that we can share experience and knowledge with each other,” he noted.
15:06 PoliticsOrban: It is time for EU to lift sanctions on Belarus The Hungarian head of government stressed that his country supports the development of the Eastern Partnership, of which Belarus is a member.