13:41 SocietyBelarus’ decision not to invite OSCE observers described as logical, justified Belarus’ decision not to invite OSCE observers to the 2024 elections was logical and justified, CIS Secretary General and head of the CIS observation mission at Belarus’ elections Sergei Lebedev told journalists after his meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 26 February.
12:58 PresidentLukashenko: Over 87% of people support incumbent government The incumbent government enjoys the support of more than 87% of people in Belarus. However, some issues remain unresolved and the government intends to address them, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with CIS Secretary General and head of the CIS observation mission at Belarus’ elections Sergei Lebedev on 26 February.
12:50 SocietyMFA: China respects choice of Belarusian people “Being an all-weather strategic partner of Belarus, China respects the choice of the Belarusian people,” Mao Ning noted. “We are ready to further expand cooperation with Belarus across the board and facilitate the continuous development of relations between the two countries.”
12:35 SocietyEEC Board head comments on parliamentary, local elections in Belarus The parliamentary and local elections in Belarus have garnered positive assessment, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Bakytzhan Sagintayev said during a meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Minsk on 26 February.
12:33 PresidentLukashenko praises high turnout in Belarus’ 2024 elections Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko praised an unexpectedly high turnout in the recent parliamentary and local elections in Belarus as he met with CIS Secretary General, head of the CIS observation mission Sergei Lebedev on 26 February.
11:59 PresidentLukashenko calls for further removal of barriers in EAEU, scaling up Union State best practices "Belarus and Russia would like the EAEU to learn more from the Union State and adopt its best practices that might fit the EAEU," the head of state said.
11:37 SocietyPutin on elections in Belarus: Confident victory of Belarusian patriotic forces Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message to Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to congratulate him on the successful conduct of the elections in Belarus.
11:01 SocietyBelarus' newly-elected parliament to convene in March The newly-elected House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus is set to hold its first meeting in the second half of March.
10:36 SportShymanovich, Zarazua win Puerto Vallarta Open In the final the Belarusian-Mexican duo beat the Italian tandem of Angelica Moratelli and Camilla Rosatello, 6-2, 7-6 (7-1).
09:54 PoliticsHead of SCO Observation Mission: You see quality in everything in Belarus The single voting day is over. In addition to national observers, the parliamentary and local elections in Belarus were observed by foreign missions. Their representatives visited polling stations, talked to people, and assessed the voting process.
09:17 EconomyBelarus takes part in Gulfood in UAE The exposition, supported by the Belinterexpo exhibition company, featured 13 Belarusian food industry enterprises. They showcased a wide range of meat, dairy and fish products, as well as sauces and juices, flour and cereals.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko sends birthday greetings to Turkish president “I know you as a steadfast and wise politician and a man fully devoted to serving the interests of his Motherland,” the message of greetings reads. “You have made significant achievements in your state post, realized yourself in various industries. Your extraordinary professional activity, your charisma and pragmatism arouse respect.”
02:10 SocietyVoter turnout on single voting day in Belarus at 73.09% according to latest update CEC Chairman Igor Karpenko said: “Preliminary data concerning voter turnout on the single voting day has been updated. There were 6,912,221 voters on the lists. As many as 73.09% cast their votes.”
23:42 SocietyLack of disturbance on single voting day in Belarus attributed to lessons learned in 2020 Aleksandr Tishchenko said: “The elections that happen in our country proceed in a totally different dimension. A good after-action review took place after 2020.”