19:58 PresidentLukashenko signs decrees to grant generalships, class ranks Colonel Andrei Gorbatenko and Colonel Vadim Shadur were promoted to the next military rank of Major-General. The rank of State Councilor of Justice, 3rd class was granted to Vitebsk Oblast Prosecutor Igor Ukrainets and Minsk Oblast Prosecutor Yuri Shchetko.
19:20 EconomyExport by Belarusian Industry Ministry enterprises to Russia 50% up in 2022 “Our production sector did not simply survive difficult times. It stands well on its feet and should be able to hit all the assigned performance targets this year,” the official stressed.
18:49 In PicturesTeam Belarus in Kemerovo for Children of Asia games The Belarusian delegation arrived in Kemerovo where the 2nd Winter International Sports Games “Children of Asia” will kick off on 25 February.
18:40 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador presents credentials to Laos president Belarus' Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Vladimir Borovikov has presented his credentials to President Thongloun Sisoulith of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
18:37 SocietyBelarus' medical team praised for high professionalism during earthquake response in Aleppo Today, the delegation of the Belarusian Embassy in Damascus is visiting a Belarusian military field hospital deployed in Aleppo. For a week now, our doctors have been working in ascetic field conditions.
18:13 EconomyBelarusian Industry Ministry enterprises increase output by 23.5% in 2022 Enterprises affiliated with the Industry Ministry ramped up the output by 23.5% in 2022, Belarusian Industry Minister Aleksandr Rogozhnik said at the ministry's outcome collegium meeting
18:05 EconomyBelarus, Iran discuss permit-free road haulage, direct flights Belarus and Iran are expanding cooperation in the transportation sector. This matter was discussed at the meeting between Belarus' Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko and Iran's Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade of Seyyed Mohammad Mousavi.
17:56 PresidentLukashenko warns against aggression against Belarus In the event of aggression against Belarus from the territory of Ukraine, the war will take on a completely different nature, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with Chinese media on 23 February.
17:47 PresidentLukashenko describes Poland's, Lithuania's economic sanctions as self-inflicted wound Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Their drivers went to China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. They won't now. If we close the border from our side, then thousands of people will be out of work. These are mean economic tricks.”
17:33 PresidentLukashenko talks about causes, inevitability of conflict in Ukraine Aleksandr Lukashenko reminded those present about statements made by the former leaders of Germany and France Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande. They admitted that they had exploited the Minsk agreements only to buy time for military preparations in Ukraine.
17:26 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus does not want war, stands ready to defend its sovereignty Belarus is not going to attack anyone but stands ready to respond in case of aggression, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with Chinese media.
17:22 PoliticsSavinykh at OSCE PA meeting warns against masking aggressive plans with security arguments NATO's expansion to the East was the prologue to the special military operation in Ukraine, Chairman of the Standing Commission on International Affairs of the House of Representatives Andrei Savinykh said at a meeting of the OSCE PA General Committee on Political Affairs and Security.
16:42 EconomyBelarus, Iran intend to cooperate in telecommunications, ICT Belarusian First Deputy Communications and Informatization Minister Pavel Tkach met with Seyyed Mohammad Mousavi, Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade of Iran, and a business delegation of Iran.
16:19 SportAryna Sabalenka reaches Dubai quarterfinal In the round of Last 16 the world number two saw off world number 20 Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. Earlier, Aryna Sabalenka took a solid win over world number 49 Lauren Davis of the United States, 6-0, 6-1.
16:07 PresidentHighlights of Lukashenko's interview with Chinese media The journalists were primarily interested in dynamics of relations between China and Belarus, their history and prospects. They asked about trade and economic cooperation and major joint projects that are underway in Belarus, including the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone and BNBC.