13:00 PoliticsOpinion: The Union State threatens no one but can defend itself Aleksandr Volfovich said: “Today's political situation is very complicated. The collective West led by the key curator – the United States of America – is trying to attain its goals. In particular, it wants to choke all the countries of the former Soviet Union and create tensions around borders of the Union State by various means.”
12:53 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is willing to help Russian regions modernize their economies Belarus is ready to take part in the modernization of economies of Russian regions, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in his video address to the participants of the plenary session of the 9th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia that is underway in Grodno.
12:45 PresidentLukashenko hails progress in Union State development “We are especially pleased with the real results, which are important for the development of the regions, and for the functioning of enterprises, and for the improvement of the lives of our people in general,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:33 EconomyOver half of Great Stone industrial park enterprises founded by Chinese companies The official said: “We actively promote cooperation with Belarusian companies, too. At present the park is home to 26 companies from Belarus, 18 companies with capital from the European Union, Russia, Switzerland, USA, and other countries.”
12:29 PresidentLukashenko: Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia is effective response to new challenges In the current geopolitical realities, the forum reinforces the economic foundation of the Union State, the president said.
12:23 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus is committed to a peaceful dialogue with all countries Belarus is committed to a peaceful dialogue with all countries, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in his video address to the participants of the plenary session of the 9th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia that is underway in Grodno, BelTA has learned.
12:22 PoliticsLavrov: Russia supports Belarus' intention to join SCO Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg on 25 June that Belarus would like to enhance its status in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
12:22 PoliticsSecurity emphasized as important condition of Belarus-Russia effective cooperation The rapid transformation of global world trends, growing risks, challenges, and threats in various spheres have a negative effect on the maintenance of national security. The collective West led by the USA is pressuring Russia and its key ally – Belarus.
12:03 PoliticsLavrov: The West seeks to maintain domination at all costs Sergey Lavrov also noted that the promises that the West and NATO once made to the Soviet Union and then to the Russian leadership turned out to be lies in reality.
11:54 SocietyLavrov receives Belarusian State University honorary degree The diploma and the professorial mantle were presented to Sergey Lavrov by BSU Rector Andrei Korol on the sidelines of the Russian minister's meeting with professors and students of Belarusian State University on 1 July .
11:50 PoliticsBelarus MFA: Finland, Sweden joining NATO is ‘strategic mistake' NATO's expansion is a strategic mistake since it undermines the principle of indivisibility of security and leads to the emergence of new dividing lines on the European continent, to the growth of military-political tensions, Anatoly Glaz emphasized.
11:45 EconomyBelarus raises export duties on oil, oil products The export duties on crude oil and some categories of derivative oil products were previously revised downward on 1 June 2022.
11:27 SocietyBelarus-Russia interregional cooperation hailed as effective Chairperson of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova and Chairperson of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko are taking part in a meeting with the regional authorities of Belarus and the Russian Federation on 1 July.
11:19 PoliticsForum of Regions seen as contributor to Belarus-Russia cooperation The chairpersons of the Council of the Republic and the Federation Council, Natalya Kochanova and Valentina Matviyenko, took part in a meeting with the regional authorities of Belarus and Russia in Grodno on 1 July.
11:07 SocietyKochanova: Belarus and Russia are friendly nations, kindred people Chairperson of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova and Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Valentina Matviyenko took part in a meeting with the regional authorities of Belarus and Russia on 1 July.