Lukashenko: Bacchanalia with protests in Belarus comes to end

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the president, it is time to deal with the economy
17:03, 28 August 2020

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated that ‘Bacchanalia’ with protests in Belarus comes to an end as TASS reported.

“Bacchanalia with protests comes to an end; it is time to deal with the economy,” he said.

Besides, Lukashenko noted that people not to be bend over for their opinions.

“The journalists are standing. Half of them may have their own opinion but they do not roam the streets and do not pick on the country; while tracks clank outside,” he added.

Related: NATO Secretary-General warns Putin not to interfere with Belarus’ affairs

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.

Related: Ukraine may join EU sanctions against Belarus, - MFA

As we reported, the European Union will adopt sanctions against Belarusian officials the next week. However, President Alexander Lukashenko is not included on the list.


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