16:09 PresidentLukashenko describes relations with Putin as brotherly “I am sure of it, particularly recently. And we truly look very deeply into some things. And I see that we look at these things with the same eyes. We have very kind relations,” the head of state added.
16:07 PoliticsMakei, Szijjarto discuss prospects for cooperation between Belarus, Hungary "The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation between Belarus and Hungary, the approaches to topical issues on the regional and international agenda," the press service said.
15:44 PresidentLukashenko: Self-exiled opposition members have started fighting over Western funding According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the West previously expected the Belarusian opposition to help depose the current government and financed the opposition with this goal in mind. Now the West covers the opposition's expenses only to avoid a public disgrace.
15:35 PresidentLukashenko: Opposition is plotting new protests in Belarus “They are getting ready for this. I have recently got hold of their program. It is frightening and insane and I believe that they expect to get funding for it. They understand that if someone takes to the streets, this will be done to get financing,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
15:33 EconomyPM: Belarus intends to advance economic ties with Russian regions "Direct ties with the Russian regions are part and parcel of foreign policy. We have long been working with Russian regions on the basis of direct agreements, action plans and cooperation programs. This long-term practice, of course, yields great results," Roman Golovchenko said.
15:28 EconomyPlans to sell large batches of Belarusian buses, electric buses to Kyrgyzstan The development of the transportation system in Bishkek thanks to Belarusian electric buses was also mentioned. In addition to selling electric buses the Belarusian side is eager to develop the electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
15:21 PoliticsBelarusian MFA, UNHCR exchange views on situation with refugees, migrants The parties exchanged views on the situation with refugees and migrants seeking to reach the EU via Belarus, including the provision of humanitarian assistance by international organizations.
15:12 PartnersCampus tale for ancient books Lovingly preserved 'treasure' from universities' collections draws huge interest, Wang Kaihao reports.
15:05 SocietyAnother evacuation flight departs from Minsk to Iraq "A Boeing 747-400 of Iraqi Airways took off from Minsk National Airport at 14.28. Onboard the Minsk-Erbil flight are 427 passengers (415 adults and 12 children under 2)," the airport said.
15:04 EconomyPetrishenko: EAEU is now Belarus' larger investor than EU “In 2020-2021 investment in Belarus from the Eurasian Economic Union amounted to 45%, while that from the European Union - 30%. This means the balance has shifted towards the EAEU,” Igor Petrishenko said.
14:58 EconomyBelarus counteracts Western sanctions with compensatory, reciprocal measures Igor Petrishenko said the government is working to counteract sanctions and takes compensatory measures and reciprocal ones. “We will certainly coordinate our work with partners in the Eurasian Economic Union,” he said.
14:54 PoliticsBelarus-Russia relations hailed as mutually beneficial, friendly The relations between Belarus and Russia are open, mutually beneficial and friendly, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko said at the meeting with Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.
14:47 SocietyGomel Oblast, Russia's Republic of Sakha sign cooperation agreement The document was signed by Chairwoman of the Gomel Oblast Council of Deputies Yekaterina Zenkevich and Chairman of the State Assembly of the Republic of Sakha Aleksei Yeremeyev.
14:33 PoliticsVolodin: Belarus is a sovereign state, will decide on its future itself According to the chairman of the State Duma, interference in the affairs of sovereign states is unacceptable.
14:12 SocietyIranian diplomats visit refugee shelter near Grodno As the conversation revealed, the people were not convinced that they can safely return to Iran. They still want to get to Europe.