13:23 EconomyBelarus seeks to redirect exports previously bound for EU, Ukraine to Russia The new ambassador stressed that the most important thing is to increase the supply of Belarusian goods to Russia "The most important thing is, of course, trade. We need to redirect the $15 billion of our exports previously bound for the European Union and Ukraine, to the east," he said.
13:05 PresidentLukashenko opines on idea to transform Belaya Rus into political party Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has given his take on the development of political parties as he announced personnel decisions, BelTA has learned.
12:58 PresidentNew opportunities in Belarus-China cooperation discussed in Minsk "You have worked long enough in China to get some impression of what this empire is and to identify some additional opportunities for us in the People's Republic of China," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:51 PresidentLukashenko explains his choice of candidate for forestry minister's post “We all know very well what forest means to people. However, we need to control the situation there. I hope that you, Aleksandr Antonovich [Kulik] will not fail,” the Belarusian leader said.
12:44 EconomyKrutoi: Belarus, Russia set to develop common economic space by 2 January 2024 Belarus and Russia are set to develop an almost full-fledged common economic space within the framework of the Union State by 1 January 2024, Dmitry Krutoi, new Belarus' Ambassador to Russia, told the media.
12:35 PresidentMaksim Yermolovich to replace Dmitry Krutoi as Deputy Head of Belarus President Administration Maksim Yermolovich has until now worked as Ambassador of Belarus to the UK and concurrently to Ireland, as well as Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization. Prior to his diplomatic career, he worked in various roles at the Finance Ministry for many years, including as finance minister for two years.
12:23 PoliticsLukashenko: Belarus-Russia union will be envied by federations and confederations By preserving the independence of Russia and Belarus, we will build such a union that both federal and confederate states, and, perhaps, even unitary states will be envious of, Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:21 PresidentDmitry Krutoi appointed Belarus' ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi will also serve as Belarus' Plenipotentiary to the CIS Economic Council, Special Representative of the Republic of Belarus on integration cooperation in the Union State, Eurasian Economic Union, CIS and the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
12:08 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus' sovereignty and independence are beyond question The sovereignty and independence of Belarus are a constant, not up for any discussion, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:06 PartnersPerformance of show "Colorful Guizhou Style" resumes in SW China Actors perform in the show "Colorful Guizhou Style" at Guiyang Grand Theatre in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, July 30, 2022.
11:48 PresidentBelarusian president makes new appointments Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko announced new appointments on 1 August.
11:38 PresidentCalls on Switzerland to return to constructive dialogue with Belarus The head of state noted that Switzerland is an example of how to preserve and strengthen statehood in difficult historical conditions, create a strong economy, and consistently defend national interests in the international arena.
10:52 EconomyBelarus harvests over 1.6m tonnes of grain As of 1 August, grain and leguminous crops (excluding maize, buckwheat and millet) were harvested from 20.4% of the planned area (435,800 hectares). Harvesting was completed on 41.2% of the area (142,700 hectares) in Brest Oblast, 4.91% (17,800 hectares) in Vitebsk Oblast, 30.8% (106,900 hectares) in Gomel Oblast, 19.4% (59,200 hectares) in Grodno Oblast, 17.2% (77,300 hectares) in Minsk Oblast.
10:24 EconomyBelarus set to increase milk, meat production volumes “Belarus has not exported grain in recent years, as the country has been using a large amount of it in cattle breeding. The production in the agro-industrial complex is expected to grow by about 4.5% this year. We plan to increase milk and meat production volumes,” Igor Brylo said and emphasized that Belarus is a self-sufficient in food.
09:47 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Benin The head of state wished Patrice Talon health and happiness, as well as peace, progress and prosperity to Benin.