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Belarus, Ukraine discuss mutual trade, market protection
12 September, 19:58
Topical matters of Belarus-Ukraine trade and economic cooperation were discussed, including the application of measures designed to protect the domestic market. Belarus' accession to the WTO was mentioned as well.
Important role of parliamentary friendship group in Belarus-Switzerland relations noted
12 September, 17:39
Thanks to the parliamentary friendship group, the cooperation between Belarus and Switzerland has been significantly intensified, Swiss Ambassador to Belarus Claude Altermatt said during a meeting with FTUB chairman, co-chair of the parliamentary friendship group Switzerland-Belarus Mikhail Orda.
Georgi Vasilev
Bulgaria supports comprehensive dialogue with Belarus
12 September, 16:29
“A constant dialogue between experts and also the one at the highest level is necessary for further efficient development of bilateral contacts,” Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria to Belarus Georgi Vasilev said.
Belarus sees big prospects in investment cooperation with Turkey
12 September, 15:17
Viktor Rybak, who was appointed Belarus' Ambassador to Turkey and Iraq (non-resident) on 12 September, told the media that Turkey is an important trade and economic partner for Belarus.
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Belarus seeks broader agenda of cooperation with Egypt
12 September, 14:22
“Today the agenda of Belarus-Egypt relations is broad and we will work to expand it even further”, the ambassador said.
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Ambassador: UK seeks to boost trade with Belarus after Brexit
12 September, 14:07
Brexit gives us an excellent opportunity to cultivate relations with a lot of countries. I believe we will continue cooperating with the European Union because we are leaving the EU but not Europe. This is why I look forward to good relations with all countries, including Belarus, the ambassador said.
CEC: Great number of initiative groups suggests variety of choices at elections
12 September, 13:35
A total of 120 applications to register initiative groups were submitted in Minsk, 73 in Minsk Oblast, 59 in Mogilev Oblast, 54 in Brest Oblast, 49 in Vitebsk Oblast, 47 in Gomel Oblast, and 44 in Grodno Oblast.
Dmitry Mezentsev. Archive photo
Ambassador confident in success of Belarusian-Russian integration group
12 September, 13:12
“I am convinced that the working group headed by the economy ministers of Belarus and Russia will consider all issues carefully, within the framework of practical interdepartmental cooperation. The parties will accommodate each other where possible,” the head of the Russian diplomatic mission said.
Lidia Yermoshina
Needs assessment mission recommends sending 430 OSCE ODIHR observers to elections in Belarus
12 September, 12:42
The needs assessment mission worked in Belarus in August. “They've shared their report with us. The report indicates that the mission recommends that the OSCE ODIHR should send a mission of 30 long-term observers and 400 short-term observers,” Lidia Yermoshina said.
Alemayehu Tegenu and Andrei Dapkiunas. Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Belarus, Ethiopia to sign agreement on visa matters
12 September, 12:38
The agreements were in focus of a meeting between Belarus Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Dapkiunas and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to Russia with concurrent accreditation to Belarus Alemayehu Tegenu on 12 September.
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