12:04 PoliticsMakei disappointed by OSCE Ministerial Council meeting Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei shared his impressions of the recent OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Stockholm in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel.
11:59 EconomyBelarus' gas agreements with Russia viewed as tool for covering losses from sanctions It was reported earlier that Belarus and Russia had reached an agreement on the price of gas for 2022. It will not change from this year's price. According to Dmitry Krutoi, this is a competitive advantage.
11:58 PoliticsBelarusian FM comments on closed door meetings in Stockholm “I had a number of meetings with my counterparts, which were reported officially, including on the website of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Most of the meetings, however, were held behind closed doors, and we did not report about them because my counterparts asked me to keep them, let us say, confidential,” the minister said.
11:53 SocietyAnother evacuation flight leaves Minsk for Iraq The airport informed on its Telegram channel that a total of 419 passengers (including four children under two) had registered for the Iraqi Airways flight Minsk-Erbil.
11:48 PoliticsFM: Migrant crisis is used to escalate tensions on Belarus' western border The minister stressed that Belarus should be ready to respond adequately to such things. In his latest interviews the Belarusian head of state clearly spoke on this matter, the diplomat noted.
11:44 EconomyKrutoi on western sanctions: We have mobilization plans for every scenario “They [the sanctions] are the only serious threat to the economic security of our republic. But I think that right now we cope with the sanctions pressure well. We have mobilization plans for every scenario. I do not see any global problems in this regard,” the deputy head of the Belarus President Administration said.
11:24 PoliticsAmbassador: China, Belarus are ready to defend each others' interests China is ready to defend, together with Belarus, the national interests of each other and strengthen strategic partnership, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Belarus Xie Xiaoyong told BelTA.
11:22 In PicturesTotal solar eclipse over Antarctica Solar eclipses in the southern hemisphere, especially over Antarctica, are very rare. The last such eclipse occurred on 23 January 2003, and the next one will not take place until 2039.
11:17 PoliticsFM: EU is yet to act on its many promises to help solve migrant crisis The behavior of the European Union countries on the Belarusian border is absolutely different from the European democratic values that they preach, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said.
11:00 PresidentBelarus eager to continue productive cooperation with Finland Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that in the past 100 years Finland has made huge progress in its development, has become an example for many states in terms of living standards, education, innovations and healthcare.
10:58 EconomyPM: Outstripping growth in household income in Belarus despite inflation Roman Golovchenko added: “We are not perfect. We have problems. We know our bottlenecks. But we are doing everything to remove them. Whatever the difficult situation, we will cope with it.”
10:49 PresidentLukashenko wishes happy birthday to Kyrgyzstan president “Thanks to your efforts and innovative leadership, Kyrgyzstan is a success at carrying out state reforms, ensuring sustainable economic growth, strengthening its positions on the international arena,” the message of greetings reads.
10:16 SocietyBelarus Red Cross: Food, other essentials for refugees are in good supply “We kept working as usual during the weekend. We continue distributing hot breakfasts and lunches, food sets. Sufficient stocks of warm clothes and blankets, and other essentials have been created. Now we are studying refugees' needs in specific things and provide them with targeted assistance,” Dmitry Shevtsov said.
09:49 PartnersTurkish coffee consumed in 144 countries Turkey exports coffee to 144 countries, including the US, Belarus, the Netherlands and Russia.
09:42 PoliticsPM: Belarus will respond symmetrically to Western sanctions "I want to emphasize that we are not going to use all possible instruments. Yet, retaliatory measures have been worked out, and the next round of measures will not be asymmetric, as we said, but symmetric,” the prime minister emphasized.