Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wants to find out what is the point of view of the Belarusian opposition regarding the Russian aggression against Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea. Kuleba said this on the air of Freedom of Speech show, reports RBK Ukraine.
"As Foreign Minister, I must make sure what the position of these people is - regarding the Russian aggression against Crimea, if they come to power, including with our assistance," Kuleba said.
He noted that he would be ready to conduct a dialogue with representatives of the Belarusian opposition when their opinion on these issues becomes clear.
"What they are now voicing is about nothing. These are all questions that require an answer, because this is a real politics, and all this has consequences for our country," the Foreign Minister stressed.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksiy Reznikov said that Ukraine's support for the Belarusian opposition depends on its position on the Russian occupation of Ukrainian territories.
Earlier, leader of the Belarusian opposition Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya, who was the main rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential elections in Belarus, stated her position on the status of Crimea.
In particular, she said that Crimea is "de jure" Ukrainian and "de facto" Russian.