09:01 EconomyBelarus, China discuss plans to diversify bilateral trade The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a meeting between BelCCI Deputy Chairman Denis Meleshkin and the deputy chairwoman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Heilongjiang Committee.
19:59 EconomyBelarusian BelAZ trucks with electromechanical transmission now in use in Eastern Siberia The Krasnoyarsk Territory coal-mining enterprises, which have already tested the new vehicles, say that BelAZ-75589 with electromechanical transmission are reliable, productive, and fuel-efficient.
19:11 PoliticsBelarus-Uganda cooperation discussed After the meeting Sergei Aleinik told reporters: “We've discussed a rather broad range of matters and prospects of bilateral cooperation. Topics of the greatest interest for Africa were touched upon."
18:45 EconomyRosatom to help work out Belarusian nuclear power plant decommissioning concept The state enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant and TVEL Fuel Company, which is part of the Russian state nuclear industry corporation Rosatom, have signed an agreement on scientific and technical support for preparing for and for actual decommissioning of units of the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
18:38 SocietyBelarus, Syria discuss military cooperation Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Syria Mohammad al-Umrani, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
18:17 SocietyBelarus to host 75 Syrian children for recuperation “The parties pointed to the high potential of bilateral relations and emphasized the need to step up cooperation between the ministries of the two countries. Special attention was paid to recreation and health improvement programs for Syrian children run by Belarus,” the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed.
18:14 EconomyBelarus' GDP at Br63.5bn in January-April 2023 The first estimate of the country's GDP in January-April 2023 has been completed. In current prices the GDP amounted to Br63.5 billion, or 99.4% of the GDP in against January-April 2022 in comparable prices.
17:57 SocietyGolovchenko visits MILEX 2023 arms expo Roman Golovchenko also closely studied the exhibits on the Chinese stand. First of all, he examined the unmanned aerial vehicles made by the People's Republic of China. The prime minister expressed interest in the samples of air defense systems on display.
17:36 PoliticsAndreichenko: Kazakhstan remains a reliable partner for Belarus Kazakhstan has always been and remains a reliable partner for Belarus, Chairman of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament, Vladimir Andreichenko said as he met with Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerlan Koshanov.
17:26 SocietyBelarusian defense industry now adapted to Western sanctions Dmitry Pantus said: “The defense industries of Belarus and Russia have been under sanctions all the time. These sanctions grew stronger year after year and peaked in 2022. There was a lot of blocking and things became rather complicated at some point. But now the defense industry has adapted itself to the situation.”
17:06 In PicturesMost interesting samples of Belarusian military hardware on display at MILEX 2023 The 11th international arms and defense technology expo MILEX 2023 opened in Minsk on 17 May. In addition to displaying defense and security products the forum traditionally serves as a venue for stepping up Belarus' military cooperation with other countries.
16:57 PoliticsBelarus, Russia reject destructive ideologies instilled by the West Belarus and Russia do not accept the destructive ideologies the West is trying to implant and they reject attempts to glorify Nazism, reads the statement on the common foreign policy priorities of Russia and Belarus signed by Foreign Ministers Sergei Aleinik and Sergey Lavrov following the talks in Moscow on 17 May.
16:56 SocietyBelarus, Zimbabwe intend to step up military cooperation Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin met with Zimbabwean Minister of Defense and War Veterans Affairs Oppah Muchinguri- Kashiri on the sidelines of the international arms and defense technology expo MILEX 2023 in Minsk
16:45 PoliticsBelarus, Russia reaffirm commitment to NPT Belarus and Russia reaffirm their commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, reads the statement on the common foreign policy priorities of Russia and Belarus.
16:23 PoliticsUSA, NATO urged to reconsider their destructive policy of escalating tension The United States and NATO should reconsider their destructive policy of escalating tension and show their readiness to reckon with the fundamental interests of Belarus and Russia, reads the statement on the common foreign policy priorities of Russia and Belarus.