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Marianna Shchetkina. An archive photo
Belarus interested in studying Swedish experience of reaching SDGs
11 November, 17:40
Marianna Shchetkina noted that active work is in progress in Belarus with a view to achieving the SDGs. She mentioned Belarus' priorities in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Graeme Meehan and Vladimir Semashko. Photo courtesy of the Belarusian embassy
Belarus, Australia discuss ways to step up cooperation
11 November, 16:17
The parties discussed ways to buoy up bilateral political, trade and economic relations and also the cooperation within the framework of international organizations,” the embassy noted.
Ashgabat to host CIS ministerial consultations on counter-terrorism
11 November, 16:06
Representatives of the ministries of foreign affairs of the CIS member states will discuss security challenges and threats at the global and regional levels and also antiterrorist cooperation.
Belarus calls for national dialogue in Bolivia
11 November, 15:53
We support all efforts to restore national concord in Bolivia and hope that peace and stability will be established there as soon as possible, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Belarus-Russia Union State MPs to monitor parliamentary elections in Belarus
11 November, 12:13
On 17 November, Union State MPs will monitor the elections of the deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus of the seventh convocation as part of the CIS observation mission, the press service noted.
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.
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