This week the topic of security was widely discussed in the CIS. The heads of state of the Commonwealth met in Ashgabat on Friday.
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The sales of HTP residents in the first half of the year increased by almost a half. And that's a billion dollars. And there's every reason to believe that the number will double.
The leaders of the EAEU countries met in Yerevan. The movement towards integration is not as fast as we would like it to be.
The already good relations between Belarus and Ukraine will continue to develop in different areas: trade, rocket science, oil industry.
Zhytomyr, a city in the northwest of Ukraine, has become the main newsmaker these days. The Second Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine was held there this week.
Aryna Sabalenka defeated American Alison Riske in the singles final and managed to defend the champion’s title. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko congratulated Aryna Sabalenka on this outstanding achievement.
The President was very frank and did not avoid any uncomfortable questions, for example, questions about the Crimea. There is no way of returning the peninsula today.
Elizaveta Misnikova will represent our country at the prestigious international forum in Poland. Our delegation will go to Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the 17th time.
Simplification of customs formalities and creating a barrier-free environment for business and comfort for travelers - these are the goals of the Customs Service.
The effective work of the Customs Committee was the main topic of the meeting between the Head of State and Yuri Senko, the chairman of the relevant department.
Belarus and Russia held the "Shield of the Union" training session, which was rated "excellent". At the training ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region, the defense exercise gathered about 12,000 soldiers.
Alexander Lukashenko held a meeting with U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Mr. David Hale. This moment, without exaggeration, can be called historical.
Belarus and Europe may have big joint projects in big sport. Our country is ready to host the UEFA Super Cup. The President said this at a meeting with the head of the Union of European Football Associations, Alexander Ceferin, who confirmed that Belarus is ready to host major international competitions.
In the near future, the Belarusian Parliament may have the special guest status in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe restored, said the speaker of the House of Representatives.
Both in the regions and in Minsk, the parliamentary campaign is becoming more and more visible. We're in the middle of nominating candidates right now.
Their main purpose is to improve the welfare and quality of life of Belarusians. And the result of its work should be felt by everyone.
The working visit of the Head of State to Korelichi District was aimed at studying the prospects of flax production. The district is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Three hundred experts and high level of guests from fifty countries! Once again, the Belarusian capital has hosted the international security dialogue.
On September 2 the next CHL season starts. Before the starting game at Minsk Arena, we called the head coach of the team Craig Woodcroft.
The end of the calendar summer is not the end of the harvest. There's still a lot work to do in the fields. It remains to process only 1 % of the grain area, but there is still harvesting of corn, potatoes and other vegetables, as well as sowing winter crops.
The work conditions in the country are being updated. A quality legal framework will allow working efficiently, without shocks in any industry.
Negotiations with two key partners of Belarus-Turkey and Kazakhstan were held his week. The balance in trade, diversification of supplies and profitable investment were the main topics of the conversation between the President and the Turkish Foreign Minister.
Interesting and resonant talks were held in the Palace of Independence on Thursday. The visit of John Robert Bolton to Minsk, the Us National Security Adviser brought the dialogue between Minsk and Washington to a qualitatively different, higher level.