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Mikhail Myasnikovich. An archive photo
Myasnikovich suggests intensifying contacts between IPU, CIS IPA
3 September, 15:29
Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich suggested scaling up cooperation between the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly (IPA) as he met with President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Gabriela Cuevas Barron.
Thomas Greminger
Belarus' role as bridge between West, East appreciated
3 September, 15:14
OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger said that he “appreciates Belarus' role as a bridge in the situation where there are still big disagreements between the West and the East and a conflict in Europe”.
Thomas Greminger. An archive photo
OSCE secretary general calls for active use of technology to combat terrorism
3 September, 14:37
“We should not limit our attention to the misuse of modern technologies by terrorist organizations. We need to learn to use such technologies more actively themselves,” OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger said.
Vladimir Makei. Archive photo
Belarus calls for broad dialogue on countering terrorism, other global threats
3 September, 13:08
Vladimir Makei expressed regret that global challenges and threats are getting more serious. This is why Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko once called for opening a broad dialogue on security matters.
Vladimir Voronkov
Voronkov: Belarus becomes a leader in combating misuse of cyberspace
3 September, 12:47
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office Vladimir Voronkov named today's conference as a perfect opportunity to assess rapidly developing threats, work out innovative approaches to address common issues.
Stanislav Zas. An archive photo
Belarus' Security Council: Proposals are discussed to enhance efficiency of talks on Ukraine
3 September, 12:03
“The parties discussed possible proposals to enhance the efficiency of the Normandy negotiation process, including Belarus' initiatives to invite the United States to join the process,” State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislav Zas said.
Vladimir Makei. An archive photo
FM on meeting with Bolton: No one called for anything
3 September, 11:38
According to the Belarusian minister of foreign affairs, the meeting was positive and during it no one called for anything. The parties expressed their viewpoints and discussed important issues. “No one demanded anything. It was just an introductory meeting. It was important for both the parties,” he said.
Lukas Parizek. Photo courtesy of the Slovakian embassy
Slovakia's OSCE Chairmanship hails Belarus' security efforts
3 September, 11:00
I appreciate Belarus' efforts to maintain and ensure security in the region and worldwide, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Special Representative for Slovak 2019 OSCE Chairmanship Lukas Parizek said.
Stanislav Zas. An archive photo
Opinion: Warsaw meeting corresponds to Minsk initiatives on international dialogue expansion
3 September, 10:07
State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislav Zas called for “not seeking any hidden meaning in the meeting, not making any conspiracy theories”.
Minsk hosts international conference on counter-terrorism
3 September, 09:00
The event, co-organized by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), is held in a follow-up to the international high-level meeting that took place in Minsk under the aegis of the OSCE in October 2018.
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