Interviews & Articles

Article by the Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Office in Geneva, Yury Ambrazevich, in the analytical review “Geneva Global Policy Briefs” (July 2019)

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Korea to the newspaper “The Korea Times” (July 9, 2019, Seoul)

Belarus and Korea have developed a substantial legal framework for bilateral cooperation and to work on concluding new agreements and improving existing ones. In 2017, we celebrated 25 years of diplomatic relations and held the Belarusian Economic and Investment Forum

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Syrian Arab Republic Y.Sluka to the news agency “SANA” (July 2, 2019, Damascus)

Relations between Syria and Belarus are based on mutual respect, dialogue and cooperation, the Belarusian Ambassador in Damascus Yuri Sluka has stressed in a statement to SANA marking his country’s National Day which marks Belarus liberation from Nazism

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Federal Republic of Germany, Denis Sidorenko, to the magazine «EastContact»

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Austria, Alena Kupchyna, to the magazine «Society» (July 2018)

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Austria, Alena Kupchyna, published on Discover CEE website (June 26, 2018)

The Belarusian Ambassador in Austria, Alena Kupchyna, talks about Belarus as a business location, what you have to keep in mind, when it comes to business relations with Belarus, the Northern Silk Road and the must-sees in her country Belarus

Articles following the meeting of Foreign Minister of Belarus V.Makei with the press during his visit to Brussels (May 31,2018,Brussels)

Article by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary, Aliaksandr Khainouski, in the magazine “Diplomata” (May, 2018)

Article by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary, Aliaksandr Khainouski, in the magazine “Diplomata” (December, 2017)

Article by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, in the magazine “Belaruskaya Dumka”

Belarus has gone through the most difficult tests of the post-Soviet era. It has overcome various forms of nationalism and fortunately defeated that virus. In a complex and contradictory pursuit of its identity Belarus has preserved crumbles of those valuables, accumulated in the Soviet Union for decades. It has taken into account the best of the world and European experiences. And as a result it has stood on its fees as an independent and a self-sufficient state

Interview by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus O.Kravchenko to the magazine “US-Belarus Observer” (April — May 26 2017)

Interview by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus V.Rybakov to the news agency “BelTA” (April 10, 2017)

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention is one of the key instruments for ensuring regional and global security. The aforementioned Convention provides for the complete prohibition of the anti-personnel mines use, the cessation of their production and stockpiling, as well as the destruction of the remaining stockpiles. Belarus acceded to the Convention in 2003

Interview by the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the OSCE, Alena Kupchyna, to the magazine «Security and Human Rights Monitor» (Vienna, March, 2017)

All my professional life – 25 years of diplomatic experience – I was dealing with the issues falling into all three OSCE dimensions both on the UN level with my Geneva and New York experience and in the OSCE framework when I was Deputy Foreign Minister in charge of relations with Europe, North America and regional organizations, including the OSCE, European Union and Council of Europe. These issues include disarmament and arms control, economic cooperation and environment protection, human rights and fundamental freedoms, migration and combatting trafficking in human beings, counter-terrorism, fighting drug-trafficking and other transnational threats, investment and trade promotion

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Lithuania, Alexander Korol, to the newspaper «The Baltic Times» (February-March 2017)

Relations between two states cannot be assessed on any scale. We share not only a common border. Belarus and Lithuania develop relations in various fields. We cooperate in political, economic and humanitarian spheres. We also actively cooperate in sport and tourism sector. There are strong human bonds between the peoples of the two countries. This is in large part due to historical factors. Neighbors should base their relations on friendship and mutual respect

Article by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary, Aliaksandr Khainouski, in the magazine “Diplomata” (January, 2017)

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sergei Rachkov, to the magazine “Diplomacy” (5th Issue, January-February 2017)

The Republic of Belarus and the Arab Republic of Egypt established diplomatic relations on February 1, 1992 after Belarus gained its independence. In Belarus we remember that Egypt was among the first countries in the world to recognize the independence of our country. The past twenty-five years since the beginning of diplomatic engagement confirmed the stability and sustainability of relations between the two countries as well as strong tradition of sincere friendship, mutual understanding and support

An article of the Ambassador Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Poland Alexander Averyanov in the magazine «Emerging Europe» (November 2, 2016)

Belarus and Poland share a long common history, perhaps not as much over the six decades since the Second World War or the Great Patriotic War, but definitely throughout the centuries before that, when Belarus was part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania which formed a union with the Kingdom of Poland

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Kingdom of Belgium, Aleksandr Mikhnevich, to the media platform “EU Today”

In June of this year former First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador to the United Kingdom Aleksandr Mikhnevich arrived in Brussels to take up the role of Ambassador of Belarus to Belgium and Luxembourg. He is also Head of Missions to the EU, and to NATO

Interview by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Latvia, Marina Dolgopolova, to the magazine “Exchange Bulletin” (¹ 3(45), July 2016)

Responding to market changes through ongoing committed dialogue

Interview by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation, Igor Petrishenko, to the magazine “Belarus” (¹5, May, 2016)