17:47 PoliticsBelarus calls on Conference on Disarmament to do its best to lower global confrontation Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva Larisa Belskaya spoke at a plenary session of the Conference on Disarmament calling upon the countries to do their utmost to lower the level of regional and global confrontation.
17:22 PoliticsBelarus refuses to help resolve conflict in Ukraine by force of arms Roman Golovchenko stressed: “The collective West is trying by all means to brand us either as an aggressor or a co-aggressor. It is convenient for them because they need something to justify pressure on the country. But Belarus is not a party to the conflict and does not intend to participate in its resolution by force of arms."
16:51 EconomyCIS prime ministers sign package of cooperation documents The document provides for cooperation and mutual assistance of competent agencies of the CIS member states in the exchange of biological material, improvement of lab diagnostics of particularly dangerous animal diseases, and prevention of the spread of infectious animal diseases
16:29 SocietyKochanova visits Minsk Civil Aviation Plant Minsk Civil Aviation Plant No.407 was established on 8 May 1953.
16:04 EconomyBelarus' National Bank unveils bill to amend Banking Code The National Bank has prepared a bill to amend Belarus' banking laws. The bill provides for a comprehensive revision of the country's Banking Code with a view to improving the regulation of banking relations taking into account law enforcement practices and international experience.
15:22 EconomyBelarus' PM urges to phase out use of dollars, euros in CIS It is necessary to minimize the use of dollars and euros in mutual settlements within the CIS as much as possible, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at an online meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council on 20 May, BelTA has learned.
15:14 EconomyGomel-Bryansk business forum praised as contribution to regional cooperation “The growing business ties, interaction in education, sports, healthcare, industry, agriculture, and other sectors indicate the expanding integration between our regions,” Aleksandr Bogomaz said.
15:09 PartnersAsia Cup: Stage set for high tempo Pakistan, India match on Monday The Men's Asia Cup will burst into action on Monday in Jakarta, Indonesia, with eight teams in action.
14:56 EconomyPM: Food security is a key factor in maintaining CIS sovereignty "It seems important to continue systematic joint work on the implementation of the action plan to implement the first stage of the CIS Economic Development Strategy for the period up to 2030. We will be adjusting it taking into account current realities,” said Roman Golovchenko.
14:46 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador to UN, UN secretary-general discuss food security, sanctions The Belarusian diplomat conveyed to António Guterres a personal message from Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko. The parties discussed international food security in the context of geopolitical tensions and sanctions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
14:44 EconomyBelarus PM calls for joint effort to overcome difficulties, preserve productive agenda in CIS “I am convinced that together we will be able to not only overcome current problems but preserve the productive agenda in our joint work within the framework of the Commonwealth of Independent States,” Roman Golovchenko stressed.
14:27 SocietyMemorial to fallen Air Force pilots unveiled in Baranovichi It has been a year since the tragedy happened in skies above Baranovichi. A Yak-130 military aircraft of the Lida Assault Airbase crashed on 19 May. The crew died. The aircraft crashed slightly more than one minute after the emergency on board occurred.
14:21 EconomyBelarus prime minister hails CIS as important integration platform Roman Golovchenko said: “For the Republic of Belarus the Commonwealth of Independent States remains one of the most important platforms for integration in politics, economic, social and cultural affairs, and other fields."
14:08 PresidentLukashenko off to Russia on working visit The Belarusian head of state is expected to meet with President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Sochi. The two leaders reached an agreement on arranging a full-scale meeting on the sidelines of the CSTO summit in Moscow on 16 May.
13:56 SocietyAndreichenko: Belarus retains its development model despite sanctions Improving living conditions in the regions is part of efforts to raise living standards in the country in general, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko told reporters in the agro-town of Ostrovno.