18:13 EconomyAzerbaijani president visits Belarus' stand at agro expos in Baku Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visited Belarus' stand at the Caspian Agro and InterFood Azerbaijan expos in Baku.
18:10 EconomyPlans to ship more Belarusian timber, vegetable oil, meat, dairy products to China via BUCE Head of BUCE's Agricultural Products Trade Office Oksana Bogdasarova said: “Our trade platform is fully adapted to work with the Chinese market. It offers all the necessary conditions for further increase in mutual trade, including search for suppliers in Belarus, transaction services, settlements and logistics.”
17:50 SportBelarusian Fencing Federation calls on IOC to reconsider decision on athletes “On behalf of the Belarusian Fencing Federation we would like to announce that the decisions of the International Fencing Federation are unacceptable. The commission for determining neutral athletes allowed to participate in FIE competitions sent the final lists of athletes and coaches on 16 May,” the letter says.
17:27 PoliticsBelarusian Parliament speaker calls to peace talks on Ukraine The Ukrainian conflict can only be resolved through negotiations, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko told reporters following a meeting of the Council of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk
17:14 SocietyBelarus, Myanmar discuss prospects of advancing military cooperation The meeting took place during the 11th international arms and defense technology expo MILEX. The sides discussed the current state, potential, and prospects of advancement of bilateral military cooperation.
17:05 SocietyArkhangelsk, Vitebsk discuss cooperation An official delegation of Russia's Arkhangelsk and Vitebsk city senior officials discussed the cooperation between the two cities.
16:38 PoliticsSpeculations about CSTO disintegrating dismissed as nonsense “We feel that we have everything agreed. Today all the issues were discussed constructively. All the heads of parliaments spoke and I do not think it was even mentioned that anyone is going to leave,” Vladimir Andreichenko said.
16:17 SocietyLaw approximation described as CSTO PA key prioirty The priority of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly is the convergence and harmonization of national legislations, Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said at the CSTO PA Council meeting in Minsk.
16:08 EconomyEAEU hailed as relevant and attractive integration association The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is a relevant and attractive integration association, official representative of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Iya Malkina said commenting on the state of cooperation between the EAEU and third countries under the sanctions, BelTA has learned.
15:58 PoliticsCSTO PA Council passes statements on preventing arms race in outer space, fight against drugs Vladimir Andreichenko said: “Two important statements were passed. One of them deals with the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in outer space. The matter may not seem that important today. But who knows what will happen tomorrow."
15:45 SocietyBelarus, India discuss cooperation in defense matters Head of the International Military Cooperation Department, Aide for International Military Cooperation to the Belarusian Defense Minister Valery Revenko has met with Military Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of India in the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus (non-resident) Naveen Kumar Nijhawan.
15:42 SocietyVolfovich: Sanctions, cyber threats give rise to new challenges, threats Political and economic sanctions, cyber threats have given rise to many new challenges and threats, State Secretary of Belarus' Security Council Aleksandr Volfovich told reporters.
15:33 SocietyKochanova: Belarus always lives up to its status of a peace-loving state Belarus has consistently confirmed its status as a peace-loving state, Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova said at the meeting of the CSTO PA Council in Minsk on 18 May.
15:18 SocietyPrime minister awards outstanding Belarusians Roman Golovchenko said: “Upon instructions of the Belarus president well-deserved government awards have been presented to those, who implement significant investment projects with honor, those, who move forward and make a significant contribution to the development of our country with their diligence and labor.”
15:02 PoliticsKochanova: MPs should have a bigger say in security matters Parliamentarians should play a bigger role in matters related to security, Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova said at the CSTO PA Council meeting on 18 May, BelTA has learned.