16:56 SocietyBelarus, Zimbabwe intend to step up military cooperation Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin met with Zimbabwean Minister of Defense and War Veterans Affairs Oppah Muchinguri- Kashiri on the sidelines of the international arms and defense technology expo MILEX 2023 in Minsk
16:45 PoliticsBelarus, Russia reaffirm commitment to NPT Belarus and Russia reaffirm their commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, reads the statement on the common foreign policy priorities of Russia and Belarus.
16:23 PoliticsUSA, NATO urged to reconsider their destructive policy of escalating tension The United States and NATO should reconsider their destructive policy of escalating tension and show their readiness to reckon with the fundamental interests of Belarus and Russia, reads the statement on the common foreign policy priorities of Russia and Belarus.
16:20 SocietyOver 5,500 units of equipment, weapons shipped to Belarusian army in 2022 Viktor Khrenin said: “Parameters of many products of the Belarusian defense industry are on par with well-known world analogs. They are ahead of them in a number of areas. Most of the products on display at the expo are already in service with the Belarusian army. A number of them are going through trials.”
16:16 PoliticsBelarus, Russia concerned over West's attempts to subordinate UN to its interests The document states that Belarus and Russia actively cooperate coordinating their actions and supporting each other in international organizations in order to ensure each other's interests.
16:00 PoliticsBelarus, Russia support comprehensive cooperation with CSTO, EAEU, CIS “Our countries will continue joint efforts to increase cooperation within the CIS and enhance its role in the international arena. Particular attention should be paid to trade and economic cooperation, ensuring security, creating conditions for technological progress, and expanding cultural and humanitarian ties,” the statement of the foreign ministers of Belarus and Russia reads.
15:52 PoliticsMinsk, Moscow jointly oppose attempts to interfere in their internal affairs “Minsk and Moscow are working together to eliminate external threats to our common security that are coming from unfriendly states; we are resisting political and illegal sanctions, as well as attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of our countries,” the document emphasizes.
15:44 PoliticsLavrov: NATO's reckless expansion undermines prospect of European security dialogue NATO's reckless expansion not only to the east, but also to the north and other geographical directions undermines the very prospect of further normal dialogue about European security, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
15:31 PoliticsSCO viewed as key part of new multi-polar world order “Belarus and Russia are strengthening cooperation on the platform of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which has become an important factor in the emerging multi-polar world order and makes a significant contribution to security and stability in the region. We support the early accession of Belarus to the SCO,” the document says.
15:00 PoliticsBelarusian FM urges to promote China's peace plan for Ukraine We need to promote China's peace plan for Ukraine in every possible way, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik told the media following the talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow.
14:54 PoliticsBelarus calls for dialogue on global security in spirit of San Francisco According to the minister, since gaining independence Belarus has stayed committed to a peace-loving foreign policy and has always advocated a safer world for all. That is why the country has been actively promoting the initiative to organize a broad dialogue on security issues, reduce tensions in the military-political sector and prevent interstate contradictions over the past years.
14:47 PoliticsLavrov dismisses Macron's comment on Russia being China's vassal as 'Freudian slip' I see Mr Macron's comment about Russia's becoming vassal to China as a Freudian slip.
14:31 PoliticsAleinik: Belarus, Russia are able to ensure economic self-sufficiency amid sanctions “Our joint trade has increased by 1.4 times. These figures speak for themselves and demonstrate our resilience to the sanctions pressure on our countries,” Sergei Aleinik stressed.
14:27 PoliticsBelarus, Russia call for neutral status for Ukraine “We condemn the actions of Western countries aimed at stoking the Ukrainian crisis and dragging it out. We believe that it can be resolved by political and diplomatic means, and we are in favor of Ukraine's return to a neutral non-bloc status and its rejection of the Nazi and militaristic state policy,” the document reads.
14:15 PresidentTrue guardians of the land. Why Lukashenko is so passionate about state symbols In the new episode of the YouTube project "After the Fact: Lukashenko's Decisions" we will tell you why the author of the national anthem was criticized, how our emblem changed in recent years and why Belarusians need to revere the state symbols.