13:49 EconomyBelarusian Railways ensures uninterrupted international freight services Despite difficult conditions amid the pandemic, Belarusian Railways has been carrying out its international freight services smooth and uninterrupted, head of Belarusian Railways Vladimir Morozov said at the 30th plenary meeting of the International Coordinating Council on Trans-Eurasian Transportation (CCTT) held in Moscow in videoconference format.
13:27 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador meets with Vietnam's deputy foreign minister The parties discussed a wide range of issues of Belarus-Vietnam relations, including interaction in international organizations. The interlocutors reaffirmed the two countries' commitment to intensify contacts between the foreign ministries.
13:24 EconomyBelarusian MTZ to sell over 1,300 tractors to Zimbabwe According to the source, MTZ's partner – Aftrade DMCC Company – has confirmed it intends to buy 250 tractors per month with payment in advance. The contract provides for selling a total of 1,337 tractors.
13:09 PoliticsPackage of documents signed at CSTO summit in Dushanbe The CSTO leaders also reviewed a number of documents concerning the organization's human resources, military cooperation and military technology cooperation, legal, financial, and economic activities.
13:09 SocietyKochanova: Public health is a priority in Belarus Natalya Kochanova also read out the address of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to the delegates of the second congress of the Eurasian Arrhythmology Association and the 8th Congress of Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons and X-ray Endovascular Surgeons of Belarus.
12:56 PoliticsCustoms services of Belarus, Russia work on package of integration documents The customs services of Belarus and Russia are preparing a package of documents on integration, Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia Vladimir Ivin told the media on 16 September.
12:48 PoliticsCSTO eager to work on fair resolution of conflicts The declaration underlines the organization's resolve to put persistent efforts into reinforcing international and regional security, fair resolution of international problems on the basis of universally recognized norms and principles of international law.
12:39 PoliticsCSTO peacekeepers to be able to participate in UN operations During the summit the CSTO heads of state approved a package of documents on advancing interaction in the military sphere. The documents improve the procedures designed to maintain the combat ability of the CSTO collective forces.
12:35 EconomyChina-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone plans to cooperate with Kyrgyzstan's Naryn FEZ According to the press release, the park administration and the ambassador discussed various interaction options. They include cooperation with one of Kyrgyzstan's largest free economic zones – Naryn FEZ, the participation of the Great Stone representatives in presentation events in Kyrgyzstan and the organization of webinars.
12:31 SocietyRussian troops leaving Belarus for Russia after Zapad 2021 exercise According to the source, the Russian troops are now moving to railway stations and airfields where they board and load hardware onto railway platforms and military transport aircraft. Army engineers have started preparing aircraft for flying to home airfields in Russia.
12:12 PresidentLukashenko: Migration issues require greater attention from CSTO A package of documents to step up cooperation in the military sector has been submitted for approval by the heads of state. The documents improve the mechanisms for maintaining combat effectiveness of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Collective Forces.
11:57 PresidentLukashenko: Afghanistan is facing a humanitarian crisis The head of state pointed to the escalation of tension around Afghanistan. He drew attention to the unstable political situation in the country. “Afghanistan is obviously experiencing a humanitarian crisis that will lead to all kinds of negative consequences, including challenges and threats to the CSTO collective security,” the president said.
11:52 PresidentLukashenko: Instead of dialogue Europe is drawing new dividing lines According to the president, the double standards used by the West are also evident in their active attempts to shut off from the migration problem with a fence on the western border of the CSTO.
11:31 PresidentLukashenko: NATO uses migration crisis in Europe to build up its military potential A grouping of troops with over 10,000 personnel and more than 500 pieces of heavy military equipment has been permanently deployed near the Belarusian borders.
11:31 PresidentLukashenko: CSTO is security guarantor in Eurasia “We need, at least, to take stock of what has been done and what needs to be done. Perhaps, we will need to outline new long-term development tasks for the CSTO that acts as a guarantor and donor of security in Eurasia,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.