12:52 EconomyFuture management of Belarusian nuclear power plant's spent fuel explained The official said: “The technological process of any enterprise generates waste. To ensure safety is the key task for us. The operation of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will primarily generate low-activity waste and medium-activity waste. The share of high-activity waste will be less than 1%."
12:33 SocietyDecision on license to operate first unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant expected in May The official said: “The commissioning of the nuclear power plant involves several stages, including the physical launch and the reactor power startup. The pilot commercial operation stage is in progress now and provides for over 250 tests. They are in the final phase now.”
12:23 EconomyMore Belarusian companies to participate in government procurement tenders in Russia As many as 28 Belarusian enterprises were certified for access to government procurement contracts in 2020. Another 19 have been granted access this year.
12:22 SocietyConstitutional Court pledges to preserve democratic foundations of Belarus' electoral system The democratic foundations of the electoral system will be preserved, Chairman of the Constitutional Court, Chairman of the Constitutional Commission Piotr Miklashevich said.
12:06 PoliticsAliyev: Belarus-Azerbaijan relations not burdened with any problems Belarus-Azerbaijan relations are not burdened with any problems, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev said during the talks with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Baku on 14 April.
11:28 PresidentLukashenko invites Azerbaijan to advance cooperation in oil industry During the meeting the Belarusian head of state thanked his Azerbaijani counterpart for supporting Belarus in the delivery of crude hydrocarbons.
11:16 PresidentLukashenko: No pandemic can hamper Belarus-Azerbaijan cooperation The meeting is taking place against the background of the pandemic and all kinds of other events. “However, true friends do not postpone the things that should be done on time. No pandemic can prevent this,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
11:11 EconomyBelarus' refinancing rate to go up to 8.5% on 21 April The Board of the National Bank made these decisions following the latest session to discuss monetary management policy on 14 April taking into account the whole range of external and internal factors affecting the current and future dynamics of consumer prices.
11:00 PresidentLukashenko, Aliyev meet in Zagulba presidential palace in Baku At first the negotiations will be held one-on-one, with participation of the foreign ministers. Then the meeting will be joined by the delegations to discuss substantive issues.
10:44 SocietyWANO: Nuclear safety is top priority for Belarusian nuclear power plant Nuclear safety is the highest priority for the Belarusian nuclear power plant, the head of the team of experts of the Moscow center of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) Dmitry Chichikin said.
10:16 EconomyMAZ maintains leadership position in Ukrainian truck market With a fourfold increase in sales and the market share at 18.3%, MAZ retained its leadership position in the Ukrainian market in March.
10:00 EconomyAzerbaijan invited to mull over flights to U.S. through Belarus Thanks to the airport's well-developed route network, flights to the United States via Minsk can become attractive not only for citizens of our countries but also for passengers from the Baltic states, Aleksei Avramenko said.
09:36 PoliticsBelarus, Iran discuss trade, economic cooperation The parties discussed the current situation in the Middle East, topical issues of the Belarusian-Iranian trade and economic cooperation, and interaction within the framework of international organizations.
09:16 EconomyBelarus' Gomel Oblast, Russia's Bryansk Oblast to discuss cooperation Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovey and Bryansk Oblast Governor Aleksandr Bogomaz will talk about the further development of inter-regional ties.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko-Aliyev informal meeting was nearly 5 hours long, over by midnight Aleksandr Lukashenko went to meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart immediately after he arrived in Baku. The presidents met at about 19h00. The informal talks continued until midnight.