14:54 PresidentBelarus, Equatorial Guinea sign package of agreements The documents included an intergovernmental framework agreement on economic, trade, cultural, scientific and technical cooperation, an agreement on visa-free travel for holders of diplomatic and service passports.
14:41 PresidentBelarus, Equatorial Guinea set to grow trade to $100m Belarus and Equatorial Guinea are set to grow their trade up to $100 million, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said following his talks with Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo at the Palace of Independence, BelTA has learned.
14:18 SocietyBelarus taking part in international tourism forum in Dushanbe Belarus is taking part in the international tourism forum “A new stage of cooperation between the CIS member states in the field of tourism” that is taking place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on 7-8 September, BelTA learned from the National Tourism Agency.
13:58 SocietyAlimov: Uzbekistan has always sought cooperation with Belarus “Uzbekistan has always had an interest in cooperation with Belarus. Our relations have a deep history. And this interest has multiplied in recent years. We have seen that Belarus, thanks to reforms and transformations, has reached such heights of development and has such potential, which is interesting for Uzbekistan,” Ravshanbek Alimov said.
13:51 PresidentBelarus welcomes efforts of African leaders to resolve crisis in Ukraine Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We welcome peaceful initiatives of African heads of state to resolve the Ukrainian crisis. We are in solidarity with the need to end deaths and suffering of people as soon as possible.”
13:33 SocietyPM: Belarus is working on perpetuating the memory of genocide victims The investigation of the genocide of the Belarusian people will continue. “We cannot say that we have already gathered some material and we can stop here. We need to get to the truth and give the final assessment of this terrible crime against our country, against our people,” the prime minister said.
13:20 PresidentLukashenko: Minsk is in favor of a just world and we go to Africa as friends The Belarusian head of state said: “African countries are resolved to escape the diktat of Western transnational corporations, which see them only as mere suppliers of raw materials, extract oil, gold, and natural gas from them, and doom the peoples of Africa to wretched existence and hunger.”
13:06 EconomyBelarus ready to help Equatorial Guinea with agricultural development and education “We have not cooperated with this region before, but this region is very interesting for us. There is as great demand for dairy and meat products in Equatorial Guinea and we produce such foods in sufficient quantities. Thus, we would like to explore the possibilities of cooperating with this region,” Sergei Bartosh emphasized.
12:53 EconomyBelarus adjusts eurobond payment procedure Belarus will honor its obligations with regard to eurobonds by transferring Belarusian rubles to the current (checking) bank account for the benefit of eurobond holders, who acquired the eurobonds before 6 September 2022 and are not residents of unfriendly states.
12:49 PoliticsEquatorial Guinea ambassador presents copies of credentials to Belarus' FM Sergei Aleinik congratulated the ambassador of Equatorial Guinea on the commencement of his diplomatic service in Belarus. The parties discussed ministerial contacts, trade and economic cooperation, primarily in agriculture and food security, the legal framework, coordination and mutual support in international organizations.
12:40 PoliticsEquatorial Guinea president views Belarus as fraternal nation The head of state first thanked the Belarusian side for a warm welcome and hospitality. He also apologized for being forced to postpone his visit, planned earlier, due to changes in his working schedule.
12:21 PartnersPeregrine falcon with Israel wildlife center tracker gets medical care in eastern Türkiye A peregrine falcon from Israel was rescued and treated in Van, eastern Türkiye after it became weak during its long migratory journey.
12:21 PoliticsEquatorial Guinea president: African countries are still victims of neocolonialism Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo said: “We are getting close to celebrating the 100th anniversary of acquisition of independence by a number of African states. At the same time we understand that they acquired kind of nominal independence. We continue to remain victims of neocolonialism."
12:13 PoliticsBelarus eager to promote contacts with Equatorial Guinea across the board Sergei Aleinik stressed that the visit of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo to Belarus is a logical continuation of the strategy to establish Belarus' relations with remote countries, with friendly countries, and certainly with countries on the African continent. It is a priority today, he noted.
12:05 PresidentLukashenko to Equatorial Guinea president: You are welcome in Belarus “You must know that you are not strangers to us, Belarusians, Russians. Indeed, we have a history of cooperation that started back in the Soviet Union. Since you are not strangers to us, we invite you to Belarus and we open our hearts to you,” the Belarusian leader stressed.