Dzmitry Mironchyk

Polish prime minister reassures director over Belsat future

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told Belsat TV Director Agnieszka Romaszewska-Guzy on Thursday that the Warsaw-based Belarusian-language television channel would not be shut down.

Belarus to close embassy in Israel in reciprocal step

The step will be made in response to Israel’s decision to close its embassy in Minsk, he explained.

Ukraine contact group to meet in Minsk on September 1

The next meeting of the trilateral contact group of Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE will take place in Minsk on September 1, Dzmitry Mironchyk, spokesman for the Belarusian foreign ministry, told BelaPAN.

Two Belarusians flown out of Syria

Two citizens of Belarus have been evacuated from Syria by a plane of the Russian emergency management ministry, Dzmitry Mironchyk, spokesman for the Belarusian foreign ministry, told BelaPAN on Friday.

Belarus scraps licensing requirement for imports of certain goods from CIS countries

The Council of Ministers directed on Friday that a licensing requirement for importers of beer, cement, plate glass, empty bottles and pastas should not apply to those importing the goods from the CIS countries that signed the Commonwealth's free trade agreement in October

Elderly Belarusian woman arrested by Egyptian border guards after fleeing Gaza violence

A 68-year-old Belarusian woman fleeing violence in the Gaza Strip was arrested by Egyptian border guards on July 20 and is facing deportation from the country.

Belarusian arrested in Ukraine on suspicion of organizing pro-Russian protests

A Belarusian citizen was arrested in Ukraine's city of Odessa on suspicion of funding and coordinating pro-Russian protests, Belarus' ONT television channel reported on July 6.

Russian foreign minister to visit Belarus next week

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will stay in Belarus on June 15 and 16, Dzmitry Mironchyk, spokesman for the Belarusian foreign ministry, told reporters in Minsk on Thursday.