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08.10.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Today it is necessary to build and strengthen political, economic, humanitarian bridges
Alexander Lukashenko: Today it is necessary to build and strengthen political, economic, humanitarian bridges Countries are connected not only by roads and railways, political and trade communications are important as well. So that there is something to bring and there are things to go for abroad by road or railway. Diplomats are the most important communicators in international relations. Therefore, ambassadors of different states present credentials to the president, the king-the first officials of a country.

03.10.2017

Festival of Moldovan Culture held in Minsk
Festival of Moldovan Culture held in Minsk Moldavian towels, songs, dances and national cuisine. The culture day of Moldova was held on September 30 in Minsk. All guests in the historical center of the city were greeted by the atmosphere of a hospitable Moldovan village with refreshments. Near the Town Hall, people tasted delicious hot pies, tried on traditional outfits, listened to poems of Moldovan poets and enjoyed the performances of dance groups.

02.10.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus always keeps to openness and justice in dialogue with partners
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus always keeps to openness and justice in dialogue with partners It is necessary to build and strengthen bridges  between countries in the West and the East. This was sated by President Lukashenko on October 2, when receiving credentials of foreign ambassadors. Representatives of different countries gathered in the Palace of Independence. From the European continent (Spain, Sweden), Africa (Djibouti, Mali). Among the other states are Uruguay, Chili, and Laos.
President Lukashenko receives credentials from 11 ambassadors
President Lukashenko receives credentials from 11 ambassadors Belarus always keeps to a principle of openness, equality and justice in the dialogue with its partners. This was sated by President Lukashenko on October 2, when receiving credentials of foreign ambassadors. President Lukashenko receives credentials from new foreign ambassadors October 2

27.08.2017

Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Moldova on Independence Day
Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Moldova on Independence Day Moldova is celebrating Independence Day. The Parliament of Moldova adopted the declaration on sovereignty 26 years ago. Celebratory events are held all over the country. The main celebrations are held in the central square of Kishinev. The celebration will finish with fireworks and a laser show.

16.07.2017

Igor Dodon: Level of Belarus' industry is a dream for Moldova
Igor Dodon: Level of Belarus' industry is a dream for Moldova Two million ethnic Belarusians are scattered around the world - this is official statistics. But if you take into account unreported descendants, I think, the figure will be several times more. Even the family of American President Donald Trump has Belarusian roots. Belarus also has many diasporas. Igor Dodon, who arrived from Chisinau, met in Minsk with his Moldovan diaspora. The President of Moldova came to Belarus on a working visit, saw a number of enterprises and, of course, had a meeting with Alexander Lukashenko. Ekaterina Zhilyanina has all details.

13.07.2017

Moldova President: We can learn much from Belarus
Moldova President: We can learn much from Belarus Just a few hours before the official opening of "Slavonic Bazaar" in Vitebsk, the Presidents of Belarus and Moldova held a meeting. The leaders of the two countries discussed the development of bilateral cooperation. Political and economic ties, industrial cooperation, as well as interaction within the framework of integration associations were among the major topics.
Moldova President visits Belkommunmash. Electrobus export contacts may be on the cards
Moldova President visits Belkommunmash. Electrobus export contacts may be on the cards Moldova is considering the possibility of assembling Belarusian electric buses, said July 13 the President of that country during a visit to the Belkommunmash enterprise. These days, Igor Dodon is in Belarus on a working visit. The plant is a leading manufacturer of land-based city electric transport in the CIS countries. The Moldovan leader not only got acquainted with the production of equipment, but also traveled as a passenger on a new Belarusian electric bus.
Igor Dodon visits Minsk Tractor Works
Igor Dodon visits Minsk Tractor Works The trade turnover between Belarus and Moldova should double to hit $400 million. On July 12, the President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, arrived in Minsk on a working visit.

12.07.2017

Moldova President to take part in opening of Slavonic Bazaar on July 12
Moldova President to take part in opening of Slavonic Bazaar on July 12 President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will hold talks with Moldovan President Igor Dodon on July 13 in Vitebsk. On July 12, the Moldovan leader arrives in Belarus for a working visit. The heads of state plan to discuss the whole range of Belarusian-Moldovan cooperation in the political and socio-economic spheres. Special attention will be paid to interaction in integration associations.

07.06.2017

Vsevolod Yanchevsky about Belarus-Moldova IT cooperation
Vsevolod Yanchevsky about Belarus-Moldova IT cooperation As many as 3,500 new working places were created in the High Tech Park in 2016. The prospective of cooperation and success of Belarus in the IT sector were discussed in the Park together with the Moldavian Premier on June 7, 2017. Pavel Filip was the Minister of Information Technologies’ before 2016, so it is not surprising that he pays a lot of attention to the IT sector.
Moldova Premier visits High Tech Park in Minsk
Moldova Premier visits High Tech Park in Minsk As many as 3,500 new working places were created in the High Tech Park in 2016. The prospective of cooperation and success of Belarus in the IT sector were discussed in the Park together with the Moldavian Premier on June 7, 2017. Pavel Filip was the Minister of Information Technologies’ before 2016, so it is not surprising that he pays a lot of attention to the IT sector.
Days of Moldovan culture open in Minsk on June 6
Days of Moldovan culture open in Minsk on June 6 The Days of Culture of Moldova have solemnly opened in Minsk. The famous national ensemble Fluieras performed with huge success at the Belarusian State Philharmonic Hall. The repertoire of the ensemble includes both classical and folk music, as well as melodies of the peoples of the world. As a surprise for Belarusians the artists performed the famous Belovezhskaya Pushcha song.
Moldova interested in Belarusian medicines
Moldova interested in purchasing Belarusian medicines It's time for Minsk and Chisinau to move on to implementing more progressive projects. On June 6, Alexander Lukashenko met with Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip. Chisinau can continue to count on Minsk as a reliable partner.

06.06.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Moldova can count on Belarus as reliable and open for cooperation partner
Alexander Lukashenko: Moldova can count on Belarus as reliable and open for cooperation partner Moldova can count on Belarus as a reliable and open for cooperation partner. It was stated by Alexander Lukashenko on June 6, 2017. The President met with the Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip.

03.05.2017

Igor Dodon: Friendly relations between Belarus and Moldova will develop
Igor Dodon: Friendly relations between Belarus and Moldova will develop The President of Moldova considers relations with Belarus as the most important for his country. Igor Dodon said this on May 2 attending the opening of an exhibition of military posters. It opened at the Belarusian cultural center in Chisinau. The Moldovan leader thanked its employees for preserving the memory of the Great Patriotic War and the overall victory. Cooperation between the two countries was also discussed.

28.04.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus and Moldova maintained good relations in the most difficult times
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus and Moldova maintained good relations in the most difficult times Belarus and Moldova intend to develop bilateral dialogue. This was stated on April 28 at the meeting of Alexander Lukashenko with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Moldova to Belarus, who is completing his mission in Belarus. The President noted that the relations of the countries are coming to a qualitatively new level. Economic indicators are gradually improving. Political cooperation is also deepening. In general, Alexander Lukashenko praised the work of Moldovan diplomacy in Belarus.

14.04.2017

Belarusian, Moldovan presidents meet in Kyrgyzstan April 14
Belarusian, Moldovan presidents meet in Kyrgyzstan April 14 Bishkek is hosting the session of the Supreme Economic Council of the EEU and informal meeting of the leaders of the CSTO member states. The head of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, arrived to the capital of Kyrgyzstan to participate in the talks. In the morning, Alexander Lukashenko held talks with Moldovan President Igor Dodon. The Belarusian leader expressed confidence that the countries will be able to advance their relations, despite the difficulties.

05.10.2016

Alexander Lukashenko receives highest state award of Moldova
Alexander Lukashenko receives highest state award of Moldova Alexander Lukashenko receives the highest state award of Moldova, the Order of the Republic. The decree was signed by Nicolae Timofti on October, 5. Thus, the President of Moldova expressed his profound gratitude to the Belarusian leader for the merits in the development of the cooperation and mutual understanding between the two countries, and for the support of Moldova during its economic hardships.

03.10.2016

Economic prospects Belarus and Moldova: joint business forum opens in Chisinau
Economic prospects Belarus and Moldova: joint business forum opens in Chisinau Economic prospects Belarus and Moldova are being discussed in Chisinau on October 3. A joint business forum has opened there. The Belarusian side was represented by Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov. Belarus is now among the top ten trade partners of Moldova. And in spite of the difficult situation in the region and the world, the bilateral trade figures are encouraging. For the first half of 2016, the turnover increased almost by 10% and amounted to almost $150 million.

02.10.2016

Belarus and Moldova plan to have turnover worth 400 million dollars
Belarus and Moldova plan to have turnover worth 400 million dollars Belarus and Moldova plan to reach the turnover that will account to 400 million dollars. The Prime Ministers of Belarus and Moldova announced this number in Chisinau on October 2. There are a lot of plans for joint projects as well. The promotion of such projects is the main aim of the Belarusian Prime Minister’s official visit to Moldova. Andrei Kobyakov will take part in the opening ceremony of Belarus-Moldova economic forum and in the session of the bilateral intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation.

27.08.2016

Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Moldova on Independence Day
Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Moldova on Independence Day Moldova celebrates its Independence Day on the 27th of August. Alexander Lukashenko congratulated Nicolae Timofti on the national holiday. In his message, the President underlined that the cooperation between Moldova and Belarus is based on their mutual aim to strengthen comprehensive ties. “Belarus is a loyal friend to Moldova and it is ready to take all necessary steps towards further development of the intergovernmental cooperation”, stated Belarus’ President.

13.10.2015

Presidents of Moldova, Armenia, Serbia send re-election congratulations to Alexander Lukashenko
Presidents of Moldova, Armenia, Serbia send re-election congratulations to Alexander Lukashenko Alexander Lukashenko continues to receive numerous congratulations on his re-election as President. The Belarusian leader held a telephone conversation with his Tajik counterpart.  In a conversation with Moldova's Nicolae Timofti, he briefly touched upon some of the current issues of Belarusian-Moldovan relations. Today it was announced that the Belarusian leader received congratulations on his election victory from the presidents of Armenia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Nicaragua.

20.07.2015

Moldova President arrives in Belarus on official two-day visit
Moldovan president completes official visit to Belarus: review Last week, Belarus and Moldova discussed possible major joint economic projects. Alexander Lukashenko and Nikolai Timofti were seeking for potential points of growth.  Moldovan business community took part in a business forum in Minsk, which reflects their interest in finding opportunities of doing business with Belarusian partners. At first glance it seems that the two countries have completely different economic accents. After all, Belarus is in the Eurasian Economic Union. And Moldova is committed to EU accession.
Moldova President Nicolae Timofti test drives Belarusian MTZ tractor
Moldova President Nicolae Timofti test drives Belarusian MTZ tractor (video) The delegation from Moldova July 17 was able to assess work of Belarusian industrial giants.  President Nicolae Timofti embarked on a comfortable bus for a short ride and even personally test drove the MTZ tractor. Electric trains produced by Stadler pleased the Moldovans, too.

17.07.2015

President Timofti invites MTZ Director General to visit Moldova On July 17 the delegation headed by the President of Moldova visited Belarusian industrial giants. First on the list was the MTZ works. Moldova is well familiar with Belarusian agricultural machinery.  There is a trading house in Chisinau, to which MTZ this year alone sent about one hundred and fifty machines of varying power and modifications. Especially in demand is Belarus-921, designed to work in vineyards. In addition, Belarus' tractors are jointly assembled in Moldova. Nicolae Timofti personally tested Belarusian machinery.  
Nicolae Timofti, Belarusian MPs discuss prospects of Belarus-Moldova cooperation
Nicolae Timofti, Belarusian MPs discuss prospects of Belarus-Moldova cooperation Nikolai Timofti discussed with Belarusian parliamentarians the prospects of cooperation between Belarus and Moldova on July 17. The chairman of the upper house, Mikhail Myasnikovich, noted that it's time to restart the relationship.  Moldova has certain arrangements with Europe, while Belarus has been in the Eurasian Economic Union since January 1. This means that new markets and opportunities open for both countries.

16.07.2015

Belarus, Moldova sign 7 intergovernmental agreements during Moldovan president's visit
Belarus, Moldova sign 7 intergovernmental agreements during Moldovan president's visit President Nicolae Timofti came to Belarus on an official visit. The ceremony of the meeting with the head of our country Alexander Lukashenko was held in the Palace of Independence by all the canons of diplomatic protocol: a red carpet, greeting of delegations and honor guard. Traditionally, the anthems of the two countries sounded.
Belarus does not dramatize Moldova's western orientation, Alexander Lukashenko says
Belarus does not dramatize Moldova's western orientation, Alexander Lukashenko says President Nicolae Timofti came to Belarus on an official visit. The ceremony of the meeting with the head of our country Alexander Lukashenko was held in the Palace of Independence by all the canons of diplomatic protocol: a red carpet, greeting of delegations and honor guard. Traditionally, the anthems of the two countries sounded.
Belarus, Moldova hold meeting of intergovernmental commission on trade-economic cooperation
Belarus, Moldova hold meeting of intergovernmental commission on trade-economic cooperation In anticipation of the visit of the Moldovan president, Minsk hosted a meeting of the intergovernmental commission on trade-economic cooperation between Belarus and Moldova. The parties discussed the possibility of establishing joint ventures, cooperation in transport, construction and energy sectors.  It has been stated about plans to bring mutual trade turnover in the near future to half a billion dollars.
Moldova President arrives in Belarus on official two-day visit
Moldova President arrives in Belarus on official visit July 16 Moldova's President has arrived in Belarus on an official two-day visit. In the National airport Minsk Nikolai Timofti was met according to the protocol.  Then the cortege of the foreign guest headed for the Belarusian capital. On July 16, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and the Moldovan leader will hold talks in the one on one format and then they will be joined by members of their delegations. 

15.07.2015

Belarus and Moldova plan to increase turnover up to $500mln Belarus and Moldova plan to increase turnover up to half a million dollars. This was said by participants of the meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. On July 15 in Minsk, the sides will discuss the possibility of establishing joint ventures, cooperation in transport, construction and energy sectors.
Moldovan President to visit Belarus July 16
Moldovan President to visit Belarus July 16 Minsk is waiting for President of Moldova who will arrive on an official visit on July 16, 2015.  It is planned that Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko will hold talks with his Moldovan counterpart Nicolae Timofti. The talks will be in one-on-one and expanded format. The sides are expected to discuss future directions of cooperation between the countries and collaboration in international markets.

01.03.2015

Moldova's economic turmoil. Report of "Picture of the World" Do you know the difference between recession and economic crisis? Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. And when you have it all bad at home - this is a crisis. Apparently, Belarus is seeing a slight downturn. Crisis is raging in Ukraine.  This week, the hryvnia was depreciated to historic low. Moldova is also affected. We do not report on that country so often. And the last information peak fell on the last year's visit of President Lukashenko to Chisinau. By the way, Moldova is among the five main trade partners of Belarus. What's going on there?

01.01.2015

Alexander Lukashenko holds telephone conversation with Moldova's president Nicolae Timofti At the initiative of the President of Moldova Nicolae Timofti, a telephone conversation with the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has been held.