• Lukashenko does not object to single currency with Russia

    Minsk is not against the single currency in the union state with Russia, but it should be a neutral currency, said the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in an interview with the MIR TV channel.

    According to Lukashenko, Belarus does not refuse any items of the treaty on the creation of a union state with Russia.

    "Even take the most serious, which is being discussed today. Let's say a single currency. We are not against a single currency, but it alone should be a neutral currency. This …

  • Belarus will start buying Russian oil at $4 per barrel

    The Prime Minister of Belarus Sergey Rumas announced announced that Minsk will start purchasing Russian oil at only $4 per barrel.

    "Today, I think Belneftekhim will finish negotiations with Russian companies on oil supplies for April. We expect to receive 2 million tons," the BelTA news agency quoted Rumas as saying.

    Rumas stressed that the deliveries will be carried out without extra surcharges.

    "The hard and consistent attitude of the head of state to buy Russian oil without a premium in …

  • NATO adopts new package of support for Ukraine and Georgia

    NATO foreign ministers have agreed on a new support package for Ukraine and Georgia.

    The approval by NATO foreign ministers of further measures to support Ukraine and Georgia in addition to existing aid packages was one of the main topics of the meeting of the foreign ministers of the 30 NATO member states, DW reports.

    "We talk about exercises, access to more NATO educational programs and the exchange of radar data, which will improve understanding of the air activity situation in the region," …

  • Polish President cancels visit to Ukraine planned for April 13

    Polish President Andrzej Duda canceled a visit to Ukraine scheduled for April 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic, reported the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reports that the visit of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda to Ukraine to commemorate the Polish victims of the Katyn massacre will not take place due to the situation with the spread of coronavirus in the world," – said the Ukrainian Ministry f …

  • Iran blames Russia for not providing help with coronavirus pandemic

    Teheran reminded Russia that it did not help Iran in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

    The spokesman for the Iranian parliament’s presiding board, Behrouz Nemati, gave an interview to the local news agency ISNA. He noted that Russia did not help Iran in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.

    "Indeed, the crisis showed the Kremlin's Western orientation. It was in a hurry to send a plane with the necessary cargo to the United States, but not to its tactical partner Iran,” said …