16:37 EconomyBelarus' PM outlines key avenues of cooperation with Murmansk Oblast Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko outlined promising avenues of cooperation with Murmansk Oblast during his meeting with the region's governor Andrei Chibis, BelTA has learned.
16:36 PoliticsTokayev sees truly barrier-free market as main goal of EAEU The primary task of the Eurasian Economic Union is to form a single truly barrier-free market, Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said at a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Moscow.
16:25 PoliticsBelarus, Azerbaijan discuss cooperation in international organizations Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Azerbaijan Andrei Ravkov met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalaf Khalafov of Azerbaijan.
16:18 PresidentLukashenko: Closer ties with SCO, BRICS, ASEAN is our response to sanctions “Our response to the sanctions is stepping up cooperation with the SCO, BRICS and ASEAN, new trade agreements as well as constructive and mutually beneficial contacts with everyone who is ready to be our friends and partners,” the Belarusian leader stressed.
16:17 PresidentEAEU urged to develop measures to respond to climate challenges "I would also like to touch upon a relatively new, but very relevant aspect of our integration - the EAEU climate agenda," the president said.
16:12 PresidentLukashenko: Union State's best practices can be useful for EAEU development “Belarus supports the need to identify approaches to the formation of a new strategy of Eurasian integration until 2030, or even 2045, initiated as part of the Russian presidency,” the head of state said.
16:08 PresidentLukashenko dead against any barriers, restrictions in EAEU space Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Creating a genuine economic union remains a priority task for all of us. Everyone notes progress in this matter but I stick to my previous position: there must be no barriers or restrictions whatsoever! It is the underlying principle for building our union and we should reach the goal very soon.”
16:00 PresidentLukashenko on his exchange with Putin during Tokayev's remark about nuclear weapons Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko was asked to share the details of his brief exchange with President Vladimir Putin at the Eurasian Economic Forum the day before as Kazakhstan leader Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made a remark about "nuclear weapons for two".
15:55 PresidentLukashenko criticizes slow pace in development of EAEU common markets “We are moving slowly and with difficulty on some important issues of the internal agenda of Eurasian integration. First of all, this pertains to the development of common markets of gas, oil and petroleum products, the implementation of digital agenda and liberalization of the transport market,” the president said.
15:54 PresidentLukashenko urges EAEU to reach out to southeast countries At the same time it is necessary to enable equal access to the existing infrastructure and emerging infrastructure in order to avoid unpleasant situations in the future. The export of timber via territories of EAEU member states to third-country markets was mentioned as an example.
15:53 PresidentLukashenko: EAEU should become one of the world's decision-making centers "There is a growing awareness that the unipolar world order should be replaced with new decision-making centers that will take on board the interests of all participants in international relations. The attention to the events taking place in Moscow today clearly suggests that the EAEU should become one of such centers,” the Belarusian leader said.
15:44 PoliticsMyasnikovich unveils details of narrow-format talks at EAEU summit “Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has delivered an impactful and meaningful speech that was upheld by Vladimir Putin, and, in principle, all other counterparts. The heads of state agreed that it is necessary to ensure maximum technological sovereignty,” Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
15:42 EconomyOptions for building Belarusian port in Russian Murmansk discussed Roman Golovchenko said: “There are several proposals that we intend to examine thoroughly and choose one of the options. Then I will report the government's proposals to the head of state for the sake of making the final decision."
15:33 PoliticsEAEU's alignment with SCO, BRICS named important vector of integration Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Sergei Aleinik called the alignment of the EAEU, the SCO and BRICS an important vector of integration as he talked to journalists in Moscow on the sidelines of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting on 25 May, BelTA has learned.
15:32 EconomyBelarus, Indonesia discuss cooperation prospects at forum in Moscow Belarus and Indonesia have managed to work out alternative logistics routes and maintain the supply of Belarusian potash fertilizers, Director of the National Center for Marketing and Price Study of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nikolai Borisevich said at the business dialogue EAEU-Indonesia, held on the sidelines of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow on 25 May.