18:00 PresidentLukashenko calls for non-discriminatory prices for natural monopoly services in EAEU “We have to ensure the realization of non-discriminatory approaches to pricing the services of natural monopolies across the entire breadth of the Eurasian Economic Union no matter what,” the president stressed.
17:51 EconomyBelarus concerned about slow gas integration in EAEU, common energy market prospects Igor Petrishenko said: “In particular, delays with the resolution of problems concerning natural gas integration over many years cast doubt on the creation of the common electricity market, which we are supposed to create by 2025.”
17:49 PresidentLukashenko draws attention to information security, digital agenda at Eurasian forum Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The union's digital agenda needs to be substantially updated. First of all, it applies to the integrated information system of the Eurasian Economic Union. It enables collaborative work of state information resources and systems of states of our union."
17:47 PresidentBelarus in favor of aligning integration between EAEU, SCO, BRICS Belarus is in favor of aligning the integration efforts in the EAEU-SCO-BRICS format, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he addressed the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
17:45 SportBelarus' Shymanovich advances in Roland Garros qualifying Belarus' world number 211 Iryna Shymanovich upset world number 278 Margaux Rouvroy of France, 7-6 (7-0), 7-6 (7-4), in the French Open second-round qualifying action.
17:37 PresidentLukashenko: The current EAEU originated from Putin's kitchen Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I should tell you that our Eurasianism and the current Eurasian Economic Union originated as a kitchen table discussion at President Putin's. It was truly like that. He is present here and can confirm it."
17:35 PresidentLukashenko: Achieving economic stability on your own is virtually 'mission impossible' It is a virtually impossible task to achieve economic stability alone, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow on 24 May.
17:14 PoliticsPeskov: Eurasian integration holds a good future Eurasian integration holds a good future, despite the difficulties associated with sanctions, press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov told the media before the plenary session of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum.
17:04 EconomyCall for more joint efforts to remove barriers in EAEU market Alesya Abramenko emphasized the need to systematize the reasons for restrictions. “It is important to strengthen our cooperation and to consult with our partners to find out the reasons for the barriers.
16:57 EconomyBelarus' energy minister opines on prospects for single gas price in EAEU "Now work is underway to draft the necessary documents for the unified markets. The main goal is to equalize and converge price terms in these markets. The Eurasian Economic Commission has been working on the common markets for electricity and natural gas," the minister said.
16:57 SocietySecurity of Belarusian nuclear power plant emphasized Ivan Kubrakov was also made familiar with accommodations of military personnel of unit No.7334 of the internal forces of the Internal Affairs Ministry. The unit is in charge of the Belarusian nuclear power plant's security.
16:44 PresidentLukashenko arrives at 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum plenary session The president is set to present Belarus' position and priorities on key issues of cooperation.
16:33 EconomyCall on EAEU states to set up industrial union According to the deputy prime minister, the EAEU countries continue to compete with each other and to set up duplicate productions in the industrial sector.
16:13 EconomyCall to significantly step up trade within EAEU The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states need to significantly increase trade in goods and services with each other, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said.
16:11 EconomyBelarusian vice premier names measures to expand EAEU food market capacity Speaking about agriculture and food security, the deputy prime minister said that the current level of self-sufficiency of the EAEU in basic types of agricultural products and food was 93%.