09:20 PartnersHealth Minister discusses cooperation with his UAE, Oman, Palestine and Belarus counterparts in Geneva Minister of Health, Hassan Al-Ghabbash, discussed cooperation with his counterparts in United Arab Emirates, Oman, Palestine and Belarus.
09:01 SocietyHealthcare Ministry: Importation of monkeypox to Belarus is unlikely The importation of monkeypox to Belarus is unlikely as the country has no air communication with most of the countries, BelTA informs citing the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.
19:59 SocietyBelarusian, Russian metal producers, traders to convene in Zhlobin The Belarusian-Russian business forum on production and consumption of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the Republic of Belarus will take place at premises of the Belarusian steel mill BMZ.
19:11 PresidentFormal meeting of Lukashenko, Putin over after nearly five hours The formal part of the meeting of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Sochi lasted for 4 hours and 50 minutes, BelTA learned from the Telegram channel Pul Pervogo. The heads of state kept talking in an informal setting with a view of the Black Sea after that.
19:06 EconomyIndustry Ministry: Not a single Belarusian plant has stopped working due to unavailable components Dmitry Kharitonchik said: “It is a continuous process after all. Some suppliers become unavailable while alternative suppliers are found. Components cannot be absolutely unavailable and the enterprise cannot stop working because of it. Not a single plant has stopped working in Belarus."
18:15 SocietyOver 39,000 foreigners visit Belarus since introduction of visa waiver More than 39,000 foreigners have visited Belarus since the introduction of the visa waiver, BelTA informs citing the State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
17:19 EconomyBelarus' Development Bank to expand support for SMEs in 2022 In 2022 the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus plans to significantly increase the amount of funds allocated to support small and medium-sized businesses, BelTA learned from the bank.
16:39 SocietyBelarusian army's response forces move to next stage of inspection As part of this stage weapons, military hardware, and special hardware will be taken out of long-term storage. Samples of weapons, military hardware, and special hardware will then have to perform a test run during marches of varying length. No reservists will be recalled to active duty in the course of these events.
16:07 Society480 Ukrainians enter Belarus past weekend “From 6.00 on 20 May to 6.00 on 23 May, 480 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus: 379 - from Poland, 89 – from Lithuania, 12 – from Latvia,” the State Border Committee said.
15:31 PresidentLukashenko thanks West for giving stimulus to development The sanctions of the West gave Belarus and Russia an additional incentive to promote their own development, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi, BelTA has learned.
15:09 PresidentLukashenko describes Poland president's behavior in Kiev as incomprehensible Speaking about security, including matters relating to the conflict in Ukraine, Aleksandr Lukashenko mentioned the Poland president's visit to Kiev. He said: “The incomprehensible behavior of Poland President Andrzej Duda in Kiev yesterday. By the way, he decides virtually nothing in Poland. He arranges these fakes.”
14:58 PresidentLukashenko: Our cause is just, we will win anyway “You are right about the security issues, I support you here. We have a lot of problems. But we will be solving them. We are afraid of nothing. As they said in the old days, our cause is just and sooner or later we will win anyway,” the Belarusian leader stressed.
14:57 PresidentComparatively small funding needed for Belarusian-Russian joint import substitution efforts According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, acting upon instructions of the heads of state the governments of Belarus and Russia have determined the main directions in the sphere of import substitution and have even made rough calculations how much it will cost.
14:55 PoliticsPutin names cooperation in industry key issue of his meeting with Lukashenko Closer cooperation in the manufacturing industry is one of the key topics of the Sochi meeting of the leaders of Belarus and Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
14:52 PresidentLukashenko worried by NATO's, Poland's plans to grab Western Ukraine Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that as far as security is concerned, they have something to talk about, particularly considering the concentration of NATO forces at western borders.