Belarus-West relations

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05 - 11.11.2018
Belarus uses formal and informal channels to improve relations with the United States

Less than a week after the US Assistant Secretary of State Wess...

29 - 04.11.2018
Minsk seeks to become a reliable partner for the United States

In foreign policy, major events last week were the meeting of the...

22 - 28.10.2018
Trade turnover and contacts with Western states enhanced

Last week was eventful for the Belarusian western policy. Moreover,...

15 - 21.10.2018
Minsk once again seeks to deepen relations with the EU, however, without sacrifices

The major event last week was Foreign Minister Makey’s participation...

08 - 14.10.2018
Minsk stages a comeback as a point for discussions on international security

Last week, Belarus hosted a high-level international conference on...

01 - 07.10.2018
Engagement with the West continues, however old challenges remain

Last week, there were several high level meetings between the...

24 - 30.09.2018
Normalisation with the West is ongoing, Minsk, however, is not ready to abandon its interests

Judging by the number of events last week and some news, the pace of...

17 - 23.09.2018
New political season gives momentum to political and economic ties with the European Union

After summer holiday season, traditionally modest in foreign policy...

10 - 16.09.2018
The policy of normalization and "situational neutrality" brings tangible results

Thanks to targeted efforts to improve relations with the West and...

03 - 09.09.2018
Belarus aspires to continue the normalisation policy, however, without making political concessions

Minsk sends different signals about its desire to deepen cooperation...

27 - 02.09.2018
Relations with the West gain momentum in several directions

Despite the summer vacation period, last week was fruitful for...

20 - 26.08.2018
Belarus continues to strengthen trade and economic cooperation with the European Union

Amid a summer lull in political interactions, Belarus and some EU...

13 - 19.08.2018
EU's negative response to the detention of journalists has somewhat subsided

The release of journalists in the BelTA case has sharply reduced the...

06 - 12.08.2018
Western capitals criticised a clampdown on independent media in Belarus

Last week Belarus was in the spotlight of Western politicians and...

30 - 05.08.2018
Minsk develops cooperation with the EU regions and expects reciprocity from Brussels

The Belarusian authorities continued to implement the ‘small steps’...

23 - 29.07.2018
Belarus extended visa-free stay for western nationals amid improved trade indicators

Belarus continued to unilaterally simplify visa rules for foreigners...