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«Шенген» для детей и подростков станет бесплатным? Европарламент одобрил новые правила выдачи виз

Political Dialogue, Youth

Belarus, Published on: 20 April 2019

Изменения коснутся в первую очередь туристической отрасли. Путешественникам с хорошей визовой историей упростят получение долговременных виз, но их стоимость вырастет.

 


Belarus, Hungary eager to cooperate in nuclear energy

Energy, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 April 2019

The ambassador invited the Hungarian minister to visit Belarus for the sake of sharing the experience regarding the construction of the nuclear power plant and for holding negotiations on establishing cooperation in nuclear energy and other fields. The invitation was accepted.


Estonian ambassador describes Belarus president's address as thorough

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 April 2019

“Aleksandr Lukashenko is always very emotional and sincere. He is ready to address every issue that people are concerned about,” the diplomat stressed.


Potential in place for more vigorous cooperation between Belarus, European Union

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 April 2019

The diplomat stressed that Aleksandr Lukashenko mentioned very important topics in his address, including international ones. Many aspects of further advancement of Belarusian foreign policy were clearly determined.


Belarus president underlines importance of keeping peace in Europe

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 April 2019

Aleksandr Lukashenko is convinced that only a broad strategic dialogue can overcome existing contradictions on the planet, including in the common Euro-Atlantic space. It doesn't matter what the dialogue may be called – Helsinki 2 or something else. Results are what matters.


Belarus' openness to dialogue with EU welcomed

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 April 2019

Belarus sends positive messages on many levels and in many ways” with regard to the further development of contacts, the head of the EU Delegation said.


Европарламент одобрил новые визовые правила. Визы могут подорожать для нас до 80 евро, но не прямо сейчас

Mobility and migration, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 19 April 2019

Если в ближайшее время соглашение об упрощении визового режима между Беларусью и ЕС будет подписано, то стоимость «шенгена» для белорусов не подорожает до 80 евро, а снизится до 35 евро.


Belarus, Czechia to bolster industrial, scientific contacts

Education, Training & Research, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

The relevant matters were discussed during the 11th session of the Belarus-Czechia commission on economic, industrial, scientific, and technical cooperation in Prague on 18 April. A protocol was signed as a result of the session. It will become the roadmap to guide work for the next year.


В Европарламенте сохранят большинство проевропейские партии – опрос

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

Правоцентристская Европейская народная партия останется самой большой группой со 180 местами, что составляет 24% от общего числа депутатов.


В Минске открыли новый офис отделения посольства Финляндии

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

В четверг в Минске открыли новый офис отделения посольства Финляндии. Теперь он располагается рядом с дипломатическими представительствами Франции, Болгарии и Швейцарии.


Belarusian military to inspect Polish army units on 23-26 April

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

An inspection group from Belarus will visit Poland on 23-26 April in line with the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty. The group will inspect two military units which are subject to control under the treaty.


EU invites Belarus to attend Eastern Partnership's 10th anniversary events

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

The minister said: “The proposals are being studied. We are examining the format of these events, looking at their content. We are going to submit the relevant proposals to the head of state.”


Technical aid from EU to help harmonize Belarusian statistics with international standards

Information Society, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

The statistics expert believes that Belarus will make good use of international experience for improving the mechanisms used to collect and process data about economy, agriculture, social sphere, and for improving interaction with mass media.


Export to the EU conference to feature Belarus' petrochemical industry

Economy and trade

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

Products made by Belneftekhim Concern dominate Belarus' export to the EU member states. The conference is designed to identify factors impeding expansion of petrochemical exports to the EU and ways to resolve them.


Belarus, Finland viewed as natural partners in many areas

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

“Since our countries are part of the Baltic Sea region, we have many similar interests. We are natural partners in various areas,” said Belarus' Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko.


Finland supports positive trends in Belarus-EU relations

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

Markku Keinanen said: “Finland will preside over the Council of the European Union as from 1 July. We will support positive trends in the advancement of Belarus' relations with the European Union.”


Alexei Yagudin named Star Ambassador of 2nd European Games

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Information Society

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

The athlete received the certificate at the conference hall of the Dinamo National Olympic Stadium. Alexei Yagudin has been also named UNAIDS Ambassador for the 2nd European Games.


Belarus, France to expand interregional contacts

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 18 April 2019

We need to strengthen contacts, friendship at all the levels, including between the regions. One of the major goals of our visit is to learn more about Grodno Oblast and meet local authorities, Charles Guene said.