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House of Representatives committee recommends ratification of Belarusian-Polish agreement on local border traffic

Signed in Warsaw on February 12, 2010, the accord provides for the possibility for people who reside within 30 kilometers of the Belarusian-Polish border...

Lithuanian foreign minister says he is optimistic about chance for agreement on local border traffic to be signed

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Azubalis told reporters Wednesday at the Belarusian president’s Zaslawye residence near Minsk that he was optimistic about the chance for a Belarusian-Lithuanian interstate agreement on local border traffic to be signed, as quoted by

Opposition leaders sign agreement on electoral cooperation

The leaders of six opposition groups on August 24 signed an agreement on cooperation during the forthcoming presidential race, BelaPAN reports.

Opposition leaders sign agreement on electoral cooperation

According to the accord, opposition forces shall conduct a massive campaign to inform all residents of Belarus about the \"dire consequences\" of the government\'s policies and...

Belarus, Latvia sign agreement on local border traffic

Under the agreement, a special local border traffic permit would allow people who reside in the border area in Belarus and Latvia to travel to the other country without a visa.

Agreement on cooperation between opposition presidential hopefuls may be signed next week

An agreement on cooperation between opposition hopefuls during the forthcoming presidential race may be signed at a meeting on August 24, Mikalay Statkevich, leader of the European Coalition, told BelaPAN.

Belarus, Latvia said to have completed work on agreement on local border traffic

Latvia and Belarus have in fact completed work on a draft agreement on local border traffic, said Latvian news agencies, as quoted by BelaPAN.

Signing of Belarusian-Ukrainian oil transit agreement postponed

The signing of a Belarusian-Ukrainian interstate agreement on oil transit has been postponed to a later date, BelaPAN reports.

Belarus joins Customs Union but differences persist

Despite the establishment of the Customs Union, Russia has refused to scrap its export duty on crude oil and petroleum products supplied to Belarus.

Lukashenka plans to attend Astana summit, spokesman says

Alyaksandr Lukashenka plans to attend a summit of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC), which is to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan, on July 4 and 5, Pavel Lyohki, head of the presidential press office, told BelaPAN

Gazprom, Beltranshaz sign agreement raising gas transit fee

Gazprom earlier paid at a rate of $1.45 although an agreement stipulated the possibility of increasing the gas transit fee to $1.74 in 2009 and to $1.88 in 2010.

Russia is holding daily talks with Minsk on whether Belarus will participate in customs union, vice premier says

Russia is holding daily talks with Minsk on whether Belarus will participate in a customs union with Russia and Kazakhstan, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said at a government meeting on Thursday, according to RIA Novosti,

Belarusian lawmakers passed ratification bill for Customs Union’s Code, sources say

A final decision on Belarus’ accession to the Customs Union of Kazakhstan and Russia will be taken by Alyaksandr Lukashenka...

Agreement on construction of Belarusian nuclear power plant may be signed with Russia next month

An agreement on the construction of Belarus’ nuclear power plant and personnel training may be signed with Russia next month, Uladzimir Syamashka, the first deputy prime minister, said at a meeting at the Belarusian National Assembly on Wednesday, as quoted by

Customs Union ratification not on agenda of Belarusian legislature`s final meeting

On June 30, the Belarusian National Assembly rises for the summer recess.

Government signs investment agreement with Swiss watchmaker

The Belarusian Council of Ministers and Franck Muller Group signed an investment agreement on June 29, paving the way for the Swiss company's takeover of Minsk Watch Plant, BelaPAN reports.

Belarus, Nigeria sign agreement on military and technical cooperation

A Belarusian-Nigerian inter-governmental agreement on cooperation in the military and technical sphere was signed in Minsk on June 17. The signing ceremony took place at the State Defense Industry Committee.

Decision on Belarus\' participation in customs union will be made by the three presidents on July 5

A final decision on Belarus' participation in the customs union will be made during a meeting between the presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia in Astana on July 5, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told reporters on Thursday,

Minsk\'s stance on Customs Union establishment remains unchanged, foreign ministry\'s spokesman says

Minsk's stance on the establishment of the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia remains unchanged, Andrey Savinykh, spokesman for the Belarusian foreign ministry, told reporters on June 17, as quoted by BelaPAN

Ratification bill for Customs Union’s Code added to agenda of Belarusian legislature

Unconfirmed reports had it that the lower chamber would discuss the bill on June 10.

Poland hopes that Customs Union agreements will not worsen access to Belarusian market, says deputy economy minister

Polish businesses hope that Belarus’ Customs Union agreements with Kazakhstan and Russia will not worsen access to the country’s market, Deputy Economy Minsiter Joanna Strzelec-Lobodzinska said at a business forum held in Minsk on Wednesday, as quoted by

Minsk insists that Customs Union agreements should make “no exceptions”

Belarusian experts are working on the documents needed for the establishment by the three states of a single economic space, Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Yewdachenka said.

Belarusian-Polish agreement on local border travel expected to take effect in early 2011

A Belarusian-Polish interstate agreement on local border travel is expected to take effect in early 2011, Polish media outlets reported with reference to Jan Borkowski, the country's deputy foreign minister, BelaPAN

Lithuanian businesspeople ask Lukashenka to ensure that draft agreement on local border traffic is signed as soon as possible

The agreement allowing people who reside in the 50-kilometer border area to travel without a visa was expected to have been signed as far back as September 2009.

Three major investment agreements signed during Homyel Economic Forum

Three major investment agreements were signed during the Seventh Homyel Economic Forum, which was held in Homyel on May 20, BelaPAN reports.