“All of us do not recognize the legitimacy of Lukashenko on the results of the process that we consider falsified,” Borrell stated.
Earlier, the leaders of the EU states did not recognize the results of the presidential elections in Belarus. Later, the European Union did not consider Aleksander Lukashenko legitimate President of Belarus. The authority plans to impose sanctions because of the events in that country.
On August 9, the clashes of the protesters with the law enforcers started in Minsk. The law enforcers used stun grenades and water cannons against the protesters. Later, it was reported that a man died during the protests. A young man received a fatal head injury. On August 10, protests against the results of the presidential elections were resumed in the Republic of Belarus, a flash-noise grenade exploded in the center of Minsk; journalists talked about three volleys at the intersection of Kalvariyskaya Street and Masherov Avenue.
On August 14, the Central Election Commission of Belarus announced the final results of the election. According to the commission, incumbent President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko won the election.