16:12 SocietyMezentsev: Roscosmos pays priority attention to training of Belarusian cosmonaut "Roscosmos pays immediate attention to the space training of the crew, including the Belarusian cosmonaut," Dmitry Mezentsev stated.
16:05 SocietyCanada's refusal to extradite SS veteran Hunka slammed as shame, disgrace Canada's decision to reject Russia's extradition request for Waffen SS Galicia Division veteran Yaroslav Hunka is a shame and disgrace for the whole West, State Secretary of the Union State of Belarus and Russia Dmitry Mezentsev told journalists.
15:41 SocietyKochanova: Revanchists are resurging, fighting with history Revanchists are raising their heads again. They are fiercely fighting with the past, banning the celebration of Victory Day and demolishing monuments, Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova said at the first meeting of the parliament speakers of the countries from the Group of Friends of Neutrality.
15:19 SocietyBelarus’ security chief: Internationalist soldiers know price of peace Internationalist soldiers know the price of peace, security and sovereignty better than anyone else, State Secretary of the Security Council Aleksandr Volfovich said at a rally to mark the Internationalist Soldier Remembrance Day.
15:00 SocietyCanada removes Belarus from guest list for OSCE conference While hosing an OSCE conference of verification centers Canada decided not to take into account the interests of all participating states and removed Belarus from the guest list, Colonel Valery Revenko, Head of the International Military Cooperation Department, Aide for International Military Cooperation to the Belarusian Defense Minister, told the media.
14:42 SocietyMinister: Belarusian police will ensure order and safety during 2024 elections Order and safety will be ensured on the single voting day in Belarus, Belarusian Minister of Internal Affairs Ivan Kubrakov said after the special tactical exercise of internal affairs units of Minsk garrison on 14 February.
14:17 SocietyDefense Ministry: Poland fails to notify Belarus of Dragon 2024 exercise “Dragon 2024 is a notifiable exercise and is subject to obligatory observation. According to official data, it will involve about 20,000 people from 10 NATO member states. However, Poland ignored its obligation to send us an invitation to observe it,” Valery Revenko noted.
14:05 PoliticsBelarus at OSCE: Western states are selective about their arms control commitments The Western states - members of the OSCE apply a selective approach to implementing their commitments in arms control and confidence- and security-building measures, Belarus’ delegation said during the OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation in Vienna.
13:49 SocietyBelarus, Russia ramp up cooperation in security amid West’s pressure Belarus and Russia are closely cooperating in defense and security under the unprecedented pressure from the West, State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia Union State Dmitry Mezentsev told reporters following the meeting to discuss the Union State programs and activities in defense and security, space and science held in Moscow on 15 February.
13:25 SportBelarus’ Shkanova clinches silver at Russian Winter Spartakiad Maria Shkanova of Belarus claimed silver in the Women’s Slalom, clocking 54.92 seconds in the second attempt. Gold went to Vitalina Girina from Moscow Oblast. Bronze was collected by Ekaterina Tkachenko from Moscow.
13:21 SocietyAmbassador: Days of Kyrgyz Culture will be held in Belarus in 2024 In 2024, we are planning to hold the Days of Kyrgyz Culture in Minsk, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Belarus Erbol Sultanbaev told the media after a ceremony to present the credentials to Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko at the Palace of Independence on 15 February.
13:05 PoliticsAmbassador: Guinea looks forward to cooperation with Belarus The Republic of Guinea is looking forward to developing cooperation with Belarus, following the example of Equatorial Guinea, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Guinea to the Russian Federation and concurrently to the Republic of Belarus Niankoye Haba told the media after the ceremony of presenting the credentials to the Belarusian head of state.
12:35 PoliticsAmbassador: Azerbaijan will be strengthening cooperation with Belarus Azerbaijan will be strengthening cooperation with Belarus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Belarus Maharram Abish oghlu Aliyev told BelTA after presenting his credentials to Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 15 February.
12:15 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is ready to share public administration practices Belarus is gearing up for important historic events, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he received credentials from ambassadors of eight countries at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 15 February.
11:57 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is committed to indivisible security, more just world order "We are always happy to meet friends and partners interested in strengthening relations with our country. This is not just diplomatic etiquette or a tribute to fashion," the head of state said.