17:21 EconomyForeign investment in Belarusian economy at $4.5bn in January-June 2023 Foreign investors injected $4.5 billion in the real economy of Belarus in January-June 2023, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.
16:43 EconomyBelarus' National Marketing Center, FICCI discuss interaction options Avenues of interaction of the National Marketing Center and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry were discussed during the conversation for the sake of intensifying bilateral business relations.
16:00 SocietyBelavia to continue flying to Murmansk until 30 March 2024 The national air carrier Belavia will continue operating flights to Murmansk until 30 March 2024, BelTA learned from the press service of the airline.
14:53 PresidentLukashenko: Continued sanctions policy will destroy international Olympic movement The president also highlighted the initiative to hold the BRICS Games, which he also discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin: "I supported him and praised him for initiating the BRICS Games.”
14:25 Partners3,800-year-old cuneiform clay tablet unearthed in ancient tumulus in southern Türkiye Archeologists have discovered a 3,800-year-old cuneiform clay tablet in southern Türkiye during restoration work after the massive earthquakes in the region earlier this year.
14:15 PresidentLukashenko: We will find a way out in any situation and will not leave our enterprises in trouble Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “You should pay less attention to the pressure that the crazy West exercises against our enterprises, including the airport and [the flag carrier] Belavia. We will find a way out in any situation and will not leave our enterprises in trouble."
14:09 PresidentLukashenko tells West to deal with smuggling of children from Ukraine for illegal organ trade “The Westerners are trying to whip up large-scale hysteria around Putin and now around me, up to launching a criminal investigation. This is simply ridiculous, I absolutely do not worry about it,” the head of state said.
13:56 PresidentLukashenko talks about problems with Belarusian buses in St. Petersburg Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked: “Competitors are starting to put pressure on us by mentioning that a bus in St. Petersburg caught fire or something… A government commission is looking into it now. I've sent them to find out what the problem is. Terrible competition but we will handle it. Those are good, quality buses.”
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13:35 PresidentLukashenko: We are ready to welcome western air carriers any day When asked whether Western air carriers are likely to return to Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “[They may do it] any day. We are not aggressive people. I'd like to emphasize one more time: we are not going to fight against anyone. I say it to you all the time.”
13:23 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus will produce its own high-quality car One of the employees of Minsk Civil Aviation Plant asked about the production of Geely cars in Belarus, the plans to produce up to 60,000 cars. "We will manufacture them," the head of state confirmed.
13:05 PresidentLukashenko against severing ties with EU “Now we make money primarily in the East: in Russia, China. But we must not discard contacts with the high-tech West. They are nearby, the European Union is our neighbor. And we should maintain contacts with them. We are ready for this, but with due consideration for our interests,” said the head of state.
12:58 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus will continue recuperation program for children from Donbass "We will continue doing it! Children are not to blame for anything. We have agreed with Putin that we will finance the program from the Union State budget," the president said.
12:49 PresidentLukashenko: CIS Games are focused on the future The president also highlighted the initiative to hold the BRICS Games, which he also discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin. BRICS are major world powers with huge populations. If the Games take place, Belarus will join them.
12:44 PresidentLukashenko: I'll be happy if we can make our own aircraft Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “But since we've started manufacturing automobiles, I have this crazy thought (if I have the time to start it in my presidential life): if we manage to start making an aircraft of our own, I will be simply happy.”