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Andrei Luchenok. An archive photo
Diplomat: Lukashenko's visit to UAE took place in amiable, candid atmosphere
11 November, 11:32
Such a level of involvement during official visits to the UAE is pretty rare. Such a narrative happens only between closest friends, Andrei Luchenok said.
Ali Abdel Aal Sayyed Ahmed and Sergei Terentyev. Photo courtesy of Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Belarus, Egypt to intensify inter-parliamentary contacts
11 November, 11:25
Belarus-Egypt inter-parliamentary contacts were discussed at a meeting between Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Terentyev and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt Ali Abdel Aal Sayyed Ahmed on 6 November.
Opinion: Lukashenko's visit to Austria will build a stronger foundation for bilateral relations
11 November, 10:35
Austria is looking forward to the Belarusian president's visit, David Stockinger said. “We are confident that this is a step forward, an opportunity to build a stronger foundation for the economic and humanitarian relations,” he said, commenting on the forthcoming visit of the Belarusian leader.
Members of upper house of Belarusian Parliament elected
7 November, 09:00
The Council of the Republic is a chamber of territorial representation. The procedure for its formation combines elements of election and appointment. Eight members are elected from each oblast and Minsk by secret ballot, while eight more senators are appointed by the president.
Belarus' CEC: 523 candidates are in the election race
6 November, 16:33
Some 560 candidates were registered initially. Later twenty-nine of them withdrew. Ten more were denied registration due to violations.
Almost 17,400 national observers accredited for Belarus' parliamentary elections
6 November, 15:25
At present, the election commissions have accredited 17,357 national observers, Lidia Yermoshina said. “This is not the limit. Usually we have about 40,000 observers,” the head of the Central Election Commission said. In her opinion, the current figure will increase more than two times.
CIS mission: A level playing field for campaigning in Belarus
6 November, 14:29
"According to the CIS observers, the pre-election campaigning period is compliant with the Election Code requirements. Candidates enjoy equal conditions to conduct the pre-election campaign and access to media,” the interim report says.
Latvia gearing up for Lukashenko's visit, waiting for Belarus' proposals on date
6 November, 11:26
The matter was discussed between Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko and Latvia's Ambassador to Belarus Einars Semanis.
Ahmad Hassan al-Hammadi and Andrei Dapkiunas. Photos courtesy of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Qatar to open embassy in Minsk soon
6 November, 09:10
Top on the agenda of the meeting was the opening of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Minsk. The diplomatic mission will start operating in the near future. Two Qatari diplomats have already arrived in Belarus to open the embassy.
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CIS new development concept harmonized in Minsk
6 November, 09:00
The decision to update the concept was made at a meeting of the CIS Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Minsk in April 2018. There are no plans to radically change the document. The concept will just be brought into line with today's needs and realities.
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