09:46 PresidentLukashenko sends National Day greetings to Laos “Despite the geographical distance, there are friendly, time-tested relations between Minsk and Vientiane. Mutually beneficial cooperation in the bilateral format and at international forums contributes to the sovereign development of our countries,” the head of state said.
09:24 PoliticsBelarus, Egypt compare positions on issues of international agenda Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Terentyev met with Egypt's Assistant Foreign Minister for Multilateral Affairs and International Security Ehab Badawy on 1 December.
09:20 PartnersHandpan Orchestra, led by Syrian Anas al-Halabi, wins Best Integrated Orchestra Award, Dubai The Handpan Orchestra, led by Syrian youth, Anas al-Halabi, won the Best Integrated Orchestra Award at “Dubai Festival for Youth Music”.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko sends National Day greetings to UAE “Over the years the UAE has gone a long way of building statehood and achieved obvious successes in social and economic development. Today your country enjoys well-deserved authority on the world stage, plays a significant role in addressing the most pressing issues of the international agenda,” the message of greetings reads.
19:57 SocietyBelarusian firefighting helicopters back from Türkiye Mi-8 helicopters landed at the Lipki airfield. While in Türkiye they rendered assistance with fighting fires in mountainous areas. They departed from the Turkish airport Trabzon and had to make stopovers in Mineralnyye Vody, Astrakhan, Volgograd, Saratov, Kaluga, and Vitebsk.
19:13 EconomyBelarus raises export duties on oil, oil products In line with the resolution the size of the export duty on crude oil, furnace oil, oil bitumen, petrolatum, paraffin, and waste oils is now $43.3 per tonne ($42.7 previously). The export duty on straight-run gasoline now stands at $23.8 per tonne ($23.4 previously).
18:31 SocietyBelarus calls on UNECE to build bridges of trust to protect people against industrial accidents The twelfth meeting of the UNECE Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents has completed its work in Geneva
18:18 EconomyBelarusian merchandise export to Armenia up by 72% in 2022 In January - September 2022, the trade between the two countries amounted to $128.5 million (206.2% as against the same period last year).
18:01 EconomyBelarusian commodity exchange easing accreditation rules for Turkish companies With a view to making the exchange mechanism more attractive for foreign companies, including potential buyers of fuel pellets and other timber products, Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange is easing the accreditation rules for residents of Turkey
17:46 SocietyBelarus' MPs appeal to international community in view of IPC decision "The decision of the International Paralympic Committee to suspend the membership of the Paralympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus in this organization is unfair and discriminatory towards our country. Once again we declare that sport should stay out of politics, and athletes should not be subjected to pressure and political intrigues,” the statement reads.
17:16 EconomyDynamics of Belarus-Armenia trade described as excellent This year shows excellent dynamics of trade between Belarus and Armenia, Belarusian Vice Prime Minister Piotr Parkhomchik said at a meeting with Armenian Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan.
16:27 PoliticsBelarusian MPs condemn decision of International Paralympic Committee On 1 December the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus played host to a meeting of the MPs of the House of Representatives and the members of the Council of the Republic with the leadership of the Belarusian Paralympic Committee.
16:05 SportBelarus' NOC hosts meeting of medical, antidoping commission The session considered the issues to work out systematic approaches to health preservation of athletes in conditions of intensive training and competition activities as well as preparation of methodological recommendations on diet for athletes.
15:54 PoliticsMakei's statement read out at OSCE Ministerial Council in Poland Vladimir Makei was supposed to head the Belarusian delegation at the council, but life had other plans. Nevertheless, the text of his speech was read out at the council. BelTA quotes it in full.
15:31 PoliticsLavrov: Europe is trying to build security without Russia and Belarus "We do not need such security," Sergey Lavrov stressed, adding that Europe has completely outsourced its entire security to the United States.