12:22 PresidentLukashenko pledges response to any weapon threats at Belarus border “The General Staff need to know in which direction these scoundrels will act against us and how we will respond,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
12:17 PoliticsDefense minister: NATO is building up offensive potential near Belarus' borders Viktor Khrenin said: “Results of the evaluation indicate that the measures Western countries are taking to militarize the region lead to a substantial change of the balance of forces. The offensive potential of the armed forces of the NATO member states is being built up near our borders.”
12:12 PresidentLukashenko: West uses migrants to hold back the Belarusian army in case of conflict with Russia “They are, probably, concerned that the inflow of migrants has decreased because they are using these people (we already see it) to solve their internal problems and to put pressure on us,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
11:59 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is not brandishing weapons, but is ready to fight back “I want to emphasize once again: we are not brandishing our weapons. We are fully aware what war is. Many of us went through the hardships of the post-war period [after the Great Patriotic War], when we had nothing to wear and lived in dugouts. Now we live more or less well, we do not want any wars,” the president said.
11:51 PresidentLukashenko: USA, UK hatching plans to destroy EU, with participation of Poland "The Americans do not need partners who can rival them," the Belarusian leader stressed.
11:39 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus dragged into military escalation campaign in the region “We have gathered together today to discuss issues connected with the national security of our country. Look at the map. All of you understand what is going on around our Belarus,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.
11:30 PresidentLukashenko condemns killing of people on Belarus-EU border During the meeting at the strategic control center of the Defense Ministry on 29 November, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko condemned the killing of people during the migrant crisis.
11:27 PresidentLukashenko: West is spreading fake news about Russia's plans to attack Ukraine “Once again our ‘partners', as Russia call them, our rivals, as I said, enemies are trying to bring Russia to order. That is why they came up with an idea that Russia is going to attack Ukraine. If it is true, present evidence,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
11:24 EconomyBelarus' agricultural industry set to outperform five-year average in 2021 Belarus' agricultural industry looks set to outperform the five-year average in 2021, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Subbotin said at a joint meeting of the Belarusian Parliament.
11:09 EconomyBelarus' agricultural sector expands production potential, exports "Considerable results have been achieved in recent years. The basic criteria of food security have been guaranteed. The production potential is growing, and the geography of exports is expanding,” Aleksandr Subbotin said.
11:08 PresidentLukashenko hosting a session to discuss military security Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is hosting a meeting on military security in the strategic control center of the Defense Ministry on 29 November, BelTA has learned.
10:50 SocietyRefugee: We will be waiting for corridor to Germany, will not return to Iraq Refugees are prepared to wait, as long as necessary, for a positive outcome and for the opening of a humanitarian corridor to Germany. They do not want to return to Iraq, a refugee named Halo told BelTA.
10:41 PoliticsAndreichenko: MPs need to promptly respond to unfriendly acts against Belarus “Belarus opposes any escalation of the conflict, responsibly fulfilling its international obligations. We provide refugees with shelter, food and medical care, and help those who want to return home. In return we get another package of sanctions from the West,” said Vladimir Andreichenko.
10:25 PoliticsOpinion: The USA needs a weak Europe “NATO is redeploying its hardware to the border with Belarus. We do not need this confrontation. Neither do Germany and Austria. Poles, Lithuanians and Ukrainians do not need it, either,” the MP said.
10:13 PartnersCulture, tourism expo closes in China's Wuhan The first China (Wuhan) Culture and Tourism Expo concluded on Sunday in Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province.