17:37 PresidentLukashenko: The current EAEU originated from Putin's kitchen Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I should tell you that our Eurasianism and the current Eurasian Economic Union originated as a kitchen table discussion at President Putin's. It was truly like that. He is present here and can confirm it."
17:35 PresidentLukashenko: Achieving economic stability on your own is virtually 'mission impossible' It is a virtually impossible task to achieve economic stability alone, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow on 24 May.
17:14 PoliticsPeskov: Eurasian integration holds a good future Eurasian integration holds a good future, despite the difficulties associated with sanctions, press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov told the media before the plenary session of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum.
17:04 EconomyCall for more joint efforts to remove barriers in EAEU market Alesya Abramenko emphasized the need to systematize the reasons for restrictions. “It is important to strengthen our cooperation and to consult with our partners to find out the reasons for the barriers.
16:57 EconomyBelarus' energy minister opines on prospects for single gas price in EAEU "Now work is underway to draft the necessary documents for the unified markets. The main goal is to equalize and converge price terms in these markets. The Eurasian Economic Commission has been working on the common markets for electricity and natural gas," the minister said.
16:57 SocietySecurity of Belarusian nuclear power plant emphasized Ivan Kubrakov was also made familiar with accommodations of military personnel of unit No.7334 of the internal forces of the Internal Affairs Ministry. The unit is in charge of the Belarusian nuclear power plant's security.
16:44 PresidentLukashenko arrives at 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum plenary session The president is set to present Belarus' position and priorities on key issues of cooperation.
16:33 EconomyCall on EAEU states to set up industrial union According to the deputy prime minister, the EAEU countries continue to compete with each other and to set up duplicate productions in the industrial sector.
16:13 EconomyCall to significantly step up trade within EAEU The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states need to significantly increase trade in goods and services with each other, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said.
16:11 EconomyBelarusian vice premier names measures to expand EAEU food market capacity Speaking about agriculture and food security, the deputy prime minister said that the current level of self-sufficiency of the EAEU in basic types of agricultural products and food was 93%.
15:51 PoliticsVolfovich attends high-level meeting on security “Our report was focused on the internal situation in Belarus. Of course, we touched upon the challenges and risks that Belarus faces on the external perimeter. The things that are happening around Belarus today cannot but alarm us,” Aleksandr Volfovich told the media on the sidelines of the event, which was attended by delegations from more than 100 countries.
15:40 SocietyEAEU members urged to leave comfort zone to promote integration The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states need to leave their comfort zone in order to further integration, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said as he spoke at one of the key sessions of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum, EAEU Priorities 2030+, in Moscow on 24 May, BelTA has learned.
15:15 PresidentLukashenko sees U.S. dollars as a weapon. Will Belarus convince Russia, EAEU to stop using dollars? Today only a lazy person has not quoted the famous American businessman Elon Musk. The billionaire has recently said that using the U.S. dollar as a weapon would discourage people from using it. What can we say? Listen carefully to the Belarusian president.
15:03 EconomyPM: Belarus, Karelia have great cooperation potential in forestry Belarus and Karelia have everything in place to expand cooperation in the forestry industry, Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said following his meeting with Head of the Republic of Karelia of Russia Artur Parfenchikov, BelTA has learned.
14:47 EconomyMinister: Belarus, Russia's Karelia have great cooperation prospects in forestry Belarus and Russia's Karelia have great cooperation prospects in the forestry industry, Belarus' Forestry Minister Aleksandr Kulik told journalists during his working visit to Petrozavodsk as part of Belarus' government delegation, BelTA has learned.