The ongoing developments forced Belarus to build the common defense of the Union State together with Russia, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he addressed the women's forum For Belarus in Minsk on 17 September, BelTA has learned.
Pavel Latushko and Igor Leshchenya have been stripped of the diplomatic rank of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary due to actions discrediting the state (diplomatic) service. Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the relevant decrees on 16 September, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian head of state.
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended greetings to Mexico President Manuel Lopez Obrador as the country celebrates Independence Day, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The Presidium of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus has stated that the resolution of the Seimas, the parliament of Lithuania, as of 10 September runs counter to the spirit of good neighborlinesses between the two countries and universal parliamentary principles. This statement was posted on the website of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament, BelTA has learned.
A meeting of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin is taking place in the state residence Bocharov Ruchey in Sochi, BelTA has learned.
During his meeting with scientists at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 11 September Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized the importance of ensuring humanitarian security of the state, BelTA has learned.