15:35 SocietyInternational Media Forum of Young Journalists in St. Petersburg The 17th International Media Forum of Young Journalists Dialogue of Cultures opened in St. Petersburg.
15:28 EconomyLoan agreement with Nicaragua expected to strengthen position of Belarusian exporters The general agreement spells out the specifics of using export loans to supply Belarus' products to Nicaragua. The agreement is in line with Decree No. 534 as of 25 August 2006 “On promotion of the export of goods (works, services)”.
15:26 PoliticsNicaragua's FM shares Belarus' opinion on ongoing world re-division Nicaragua and Belarus are in solidarity in many areas, including the opinion that there is a global re-division of the world, Nicaragua's Minister of Foreign Affairs Denis Moncada told the media after talks with Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik in Minsk on 19 May.
15:06 SocietyBelarus in favor of democratization of international relations The minister stressed: “We are in favor of multipolarity, justice, unacceptability of diktat and the illegal sanctions-based pressure in international relations. In other words, we are essentially in favor of democratization of international relations.”
14:51 EconomyBelarus, Nicaragua sign agreement on export loans A number of bilateral documents were signed following the talks between Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik and Nicaraguan Minister of Foreign Affairs Denis Moncada Colindres in Minsk on 19 May.
14:49 PartnersVisiting leaders get grand welcome President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, offered the heads of state from the five Central Asian countries a grand welcoming ceremony teeming with cultural elements of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, on Thursday evening.
14:39 PartnersXi delivers keynote address at China-Central Asia Summit President Xi Jinping on Friday delivered a keynote address at the China-Central Asia Summit held in the city of Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province.
14:36 PoliticsFM explains how Belarus can benefit from cooperation with Latin America The minister explained that Latin America is one of the political and economic centers of the emerging multipolar world. The countries of this region are striving to diversify their economies away from raw materials, and Belarus can provide substantial assistance with this, the foreign minister said.
14:27 PoliticsBelarus, Nicaragua preparing to abolish visa requirements Belarus and Nicaragua are preparing to abolish visa requirements, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik told the media following the talks with Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada Colindres.
14:22 SportBPC: Chances for Belarusian Paralympians to return to international arena are high The Independent Appeals Tribunal of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has recently upheld the appeals by Russia and Belarus against their suspension by the International Paralympic Committee.
14:08 EconomyAmbassador: Russia might import electricity from Belarus Boris Gryzlov said: “Since we have a program on the common market of electricity, then naturally it is possible to use the energy generated in Belarus for purposes of the Russian Federation.”
13:31 SocietyRosatom's cooperation with Belarus to continue after commissioning of nuclear power plant The Rosatom director general said: “We are in the final stage of commissioning of the second unit [of the Belarusian nuclear power plant]. On the one hand, it is routine for us because it is already the sixth unit featuring a VVER-1200 reactor that we are commissioning in Russia and Belarus."
13:14 PoliticsBelarus, Nicaragua urged to flesh out bilateral cooperation projects Belarus and Nicaragua need to flesh out bilateral cooperation projects, Nicaragua's Minister of Foreign Affairs Denis Moncada Colindres said at the talks with Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik in Minsk
13:10 SocietyAgreement with Russia on Belarusian nuclear power plant decommissioning concept to be prepared Viktor Karankevich said: “World practice provides for working out the concept for decommissioning a nuclear power plant even before the nuclear power plant starts working. This concept takes into account a long list of organizational and technical measures."