Cockpit of Russia’s new spacecraft to have three touch screensScience & Space March 29, 8:36
Konchalovsky's 'Paradise' gets Best Film, Best Director at Russia's Nika movie awardSociety & Culture March 29, 7:29
US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of Montenegro’s accession to NATOWorld March 29, 5:24
Putin’s popularity in Russia ‘unfaltering’ — GallupRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 5:19
Lavrov says he plays football once a week, goes rafting every yearSport March 29, 3:59
UK prime minister signs formal Brexit letter to Brussels — official photoWorld March 29, 1:26
Some 20 Topol-M, Yars mobile ICBM systems take part in massive Central Russian drillsMilitary & Defense March 28, 23:10
Russia clinches last-minute 3-3 draw with Belgium in friendly football match in SochiSport March 28, 21:40
Washington-based National Symphony Orchestra members excited to perform in RussiaSociety & Culture March 28, 21:36
MINSK, October 30 (Itar-Tass) — Policies of sanctions against Belarus and Russia are absolutely counterproductive, Belarus’ Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey said on Tuesday.
“The policy of sanctions against Belarus, and moreover against Russia, is absolutely counterproductive,” he told reporters after a meeting of collegiums of Russian and Belarusian foreign ministries. “We are categorically against any sanctions in foreign policies, which are not resulting in anything,” he said. Makey stressed that even many representatives of the European Union share the view.
The minister said the more the country is involved in integration processes with the European Union, the more benefits it would bring to every state, the more opportunities open for positive changes in various spheres – from politics to changes of electoral legislation. He stressed that the two countries’ ministers had discussed cooperation in the international arena. Topics included cooperation with the European Council and with the OSCE. “Here we share views absolutely,” Makey said.