19:02 SocietyBelarus-Russia cooperation prospects in space, radiation security highlighted We are actively working with the Ministry of Energy and Rosatom in Russia and with the Energy Ministry, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, and the Emergencies Ministry in Belarus. We should make every effort to adopt such a program as soon as possible,” said Aleksei Kubrin.
18:53 EconomyBelNPP substitutes over 1bn cubic meters of natural gas “In January-September 2021, the BelNPP generated 3.4 billion kWh of electricity. The plant has generated 3.9 billion kWh since the power start-up (November 2020). A total of 3.2 billion kWh has been supplied to the power grid. At estimated 930 million cubic meters of natural gas were substituted in January-September, and more than 1 billion cubic meters as of to date,” said Boris Paramonov.
18:42 SocietyBelarus' parliament speaker to attend Eurasian Women's Forum in St Petersburg The event is organized by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly.
18:25 EconomyBelarusian NPP seen as instruments to Union State high-speed rail service project "Today, almost the whole world uses high-speed railways. If we implement this project on the territory of Belarus and Russia, we will get direct access to Western Europe and actually create additional opportunities for the movement of goods from Southeast Asia to Western Europe and back. It is the Belarusian NPP that can provide the energy potential for a high-speed rail service that consumes a lot of energy," said Aleksei Kubrin.
17:42 SocietyBelarus' border service: Poland again forces refugees out of its territory Poland again forced refugees out of its territory, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
17:09 EconomyEEC minister on EAEU's plans to set up free trade zones with third countries Andrei Slepnev also recalled that work is underway to conclude a full-scale agreement with Iran: currently the EAEU has a temporary free trade agreement with this country. Negotiations are underway with India, too.
16:42 EconomyEEC minister: EU partners show interest in EAEU “As for the relations with the EU, we have noticed a growing interest on part of the EU partners. We have just had full-fledged consultations. We have discussed the climate, technical regulations, digital corridors - a whole range of processes. I believe there are prospects,” Andrei Slepnev stressed.
16:22 PoliticsFM: Use of sanctions against ‘disobedient' countries is becoming widespread “The pandemic has exposed the issues of the modern civilization and created a new geopolitical reality. Manifestations of bloc mentality and national egoism, xenophobia, selfish disregard for international law - these are the sad realities our planet has faced,” the foreign minister stated.
16:16 PoliticsFM: Belarus stays committed to equal dialogue, against diktat, pressure “Belarus has always proceeded from the need to resolve all disputes and conflicts by diplomatic means, has always stayed committed to equal dialogue, but it absolutely does not accept diktat and pressure,” the minister said.
15:46 PoliticsFM: Belarus' peace initiatives designed to bridge huge deficit of trust Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said this as he addressed the 6th meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Nur-Sultan on 12 October.
15:43 PoliticsMakei: Belarus is ready to join development efforts in Afghanistan “Today we need to admit that the security situation in the Asian region and the world as a whole is in a state of uncertainty. The situation in Afghanistan has suddenly become a new challenge for the entire world due to the hegemonic ambitions and policies of Western countries to impose democracy at any cost,” the minister said.
15:42 PartnersF1 Turkish Grand Prix gets widespread media coverage in Europe Finnish Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas' triumph in Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix was widely covered by Europe and also pleased his team Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1.
15:40 PoliticsFM: Belarus views interaction with Asian countries as foreign policy priority "Trade and economic ties with our partners in the Eurasian union are closely intertwined here. As a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Belarus is interested in strengthening the collective security of the Central Asian region," the Belarusian Foreign Minister said.
15:29 EconomyMinister: Belarusian energy system goes digital The Belarusian energy system has been rapidly assimilating digital technologies, Belarusian Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich said as he opened Energy Expo, the 25th installment of the Belarusian energy and environmental forum.
15:13 EconomyBelarus plans to switch to electric urban passenger transport “Energy and environmental issues have always been drivers of innovation. Belarus has recently adopted a state program on electric transport development. We set an ambitious goal to switch 45% of urban passenger transport to electricity by 2025,” Aleksandr Shumilin said.