Statements & Speeches

Statement by Valentin Rybakov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda (May 19, 2015, New York)

Assessing progress in sustainable development is certainly an important part of the future joint work to implement the new agenda

Statement by Valentin Rybakov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda (March 26, 2015, New York)

Results of the open working group on sustainable development goals currently constitute the key arrangement in the run-up to the summit

Statement on behalf of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine by Sergei Rakhmanov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Japan, at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (March 14, 2015, Sendai, Japan)

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear plant on 26 April 1986 was the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. Hundreds of emergency workers risked their lives in responding to the accident; the more than 330,000 people were evacuated from surrounding areas with little hope of return; and the six million people still living in the affected areas of Belarus, the Russia and Ukraine

Statement of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Belarus

There is no point in commenting on the obnoxious parallels and statements toward Belarus made by Kyrgyzstan leadership. It would be impossible for a civilized country leader to make such overwhelmingly emotional statements

Statement by Pavel Latushko, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to France, at the First session of the Joint Belarusian-French Commission on Economic Cooperation “Development of cooperation between the regions of Belarus and France” (February 13, 2015, Minsk)

Statement by Alena Kupchyna, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the international conference “Strengthening Belarus — UN Development Cooperation: Results, New Perspectives and Emerging Opportunities” (January 29, 2015, Minsk)

Statement by Valentin Rybakov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the official reception on the occasion of India's National Day — Republic Day (January 26, 2015, Minsk)

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Andrei Dapkiunas at the Plenary meeting in observance of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family during the 69th Session of UN General Assembly (December 3, 2014, New York)

An extra-terrestrial paying a short visit to this planet and having a schedule tight enough allowing it to stay only in the United Nations may have got a pretty incomplete idea about the current human perspective on the family

Statement by Mr. Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the Plenary Session of the OSCE Ministerial Council (December 4, 2014, Basel)

At the previous OSCE Ministerial Meeting in Kiev the Belarusian side shared with you its considerations regarding the attempts by some partners to push forward their priorities to the detriment of other states, to use “double standards”, political and economic sanctions, which not only fail to bring us nearer to the intended goals of strengthening security and cooperation, but on the contrary take us away from Helsinki values and principles

Statement by Valentin Rybakov, Deputy Minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Belarus (New York, October 8, 2014)

International security, disarmament and non-proliferation have always been on the top of the international agenda because finding adequate and long-lasting solutions to these issues is a key to everything we can only imagine: peace, stability, development, well-being and finally to the very existence of humankind

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Mr.Vladimir Makei at the General Debate of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, New York, September 30, 2014

Mankind has only one past, but many options for the future. History is such thing that we know only the consequences of those actions that have actually happened, but not of those that have failed to materialize

Statement by Mr. Yury Ambrazevich, Director-General for Multilateral Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the Sixth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (February 3, 2014, New York)

I have the honor to deliver a statement on behalf of the constituency of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Serbia, in which I would like to address a number of issues

The Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus categorically condemns the cynical terrorist attacks in Volgograd that led to numerous human losses

Statement by Mr.Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the Meeting of the Council of Permanent Representatives of CIS Member States (December 19, 2013, Minsk)

Statement by Mr.Valentin RYBAKOV, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus “Middle-income countries: key actors for effective development co-operation”, New York, December 11, 2013

Statement by Mr.Vladimir Makei, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the Twentieth Meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council (5-6 December 2013, Kyiv)

Joint Statement by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Member States of the CSTO on the “Helsinki+40” Process at the Twentieth Meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council (Kyiv, 5 December 2013)

Statement by Mr. Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, at the Plenary Session of the Eastern Partnership Summit, Vilnius, November 29, 2013

The Statement of the Representative of the Department for Global Policy and Humanitarian Cooperation of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Ms.Tatsiana Leshkova during the Discussion in the UN GA on Ensuring the Rights of the Refugees, New York, November 8, 2013 (in Russian)

The Statement of the Belarusian Delegation Following the Results of the Adoption of UN GA Resolution Entitled “Sport for peace and development: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal”, New York, November 6, 2013 (in Russian)