The leaders of the two countries held several rounds of negotiations. A package of documents was signed between the states, which will contribute to the further development of contacts.
Washington is interested in deepening relations with Belarus, and the time has come for direct contacts. This was stated yesterday by the head of the commission on international affairs of the lower house of the Belarusian parliament during a meeting with representatives of the Senate of the US Congress.
The Suisse embassy, which opened in Minsk today, will help to foster the bilateral dialogue. A decision to open the embassy was made after intensification of political contacts.
Five years ago, the negotiations marathon of the so-called Normandy Four took place in the Independence Palace. While the events in Donbas have reached a real boiling point, it was Minsk that became the place that united efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict.
The President’s agenda is closely connected with the topic of fakes and false information. Nikolai Snopkov is preparing to head the Belarusian diplomatic mission in China.
It is planned that there will be a meeting between Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin. Our President arrived for a working visit to the Russian Federation.
This was stated by the Head of the Council of the Republic Natalia Kochanova during a meeting with the Ambassador of Armenia Armen Ghevondyan.
Belarus and Lithuania live in good neighborhood, although there are some political differences. Today the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and Lithuania Vladimir Makei and Linas Linkevičius held a meeting in the agricultural town of Rymdyuny (Ostrovets District).
According to the Head of the State Military-Industrial Committee Roman Golovchenko, this will be the objective of the domestic weapons production.
Alexander Lukashenko met with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. The talks were held at the Independence Palace. The parties discussed the normalization of bilateral relations and economic prospects of Minsk and Washington.
Belarus will make every effort to further develop Eurasian integration. This was stated today by the Belarusian Prime Minister at a meeting of the Eurasian Interstate Council.
Belarus and Bulgaria plan to open new areas in bilateral cooperation. This was discussed at the meeting of Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic Natalia Kochanova with Ambassador of Bulgaria in Belarus Georgi Vasilev.
Belarusian intentions to help the Chinese in this difficult moment were met with sincere gratitude. As the Chinese Embassy in Belarus assured, timely support will help to cope with the most important task: prevention and fight against coronavirus.
The information field in Belarus and Russia is under pressure of speculation because of the announced political changes in Russia.
Ceasefire and mine action remain the key conditions for prevention of civilian casualties and peaceful solution to the conflict in Donbass.
The participants of the Contact Group for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbass completed the next round of negotiations in Minsk less than an hour ago.
Israeli President highly appreciates the participation of Belarus in the events of the international forum of leaders dedicated to Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
The visit of the US State Secretary to Minsk is expected on February 1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus informs about this.
He stated that the League of Inter-Parliamentary Friendship between Belarus and Israel should continue to work after the Knesset elections in March.
Meeting of Contact Group on situation in East of Ukraine The parties to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine should concentrate their efforts on mines problem.
Meetings of working groups on political, economic and security issues, as well as on humanitarian aspects are being held
Belarus appreciates the support of Latvia in providing financial assistance from the European Union and is interested in expanding such instruments.
Parliamentarians will ratify the Visa Facilitation Agreement with the EU at the beginning of the spring session. This was stated today by chairman of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Andrei Savinykh.