President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that he does not intend to hold repeated elections in the country. He announced this at a meeting with employees of the Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant (MZKT factory), BelTA informs.
"You will never expect me to do something under pressure. There will be no (elections, - ed.). Because there will be neither MZKT factory, nor MAZ, factory nor BELAZ factory, we will destroy everything in six months," he said.
TUT.by news agency also reports that during Lukashenko’s speech, workers began to chant “Go away,” to which the president replied: “We have held elections. Until you kill me, there will be no other elections.”
As we reported before, the government of the Republic of Belarus has resigned to the newly elected president.
"In accordance with article 106 of the Constitution, article 9 of the law of 23 July 2008 No. 424-З" On the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, "the Belarusian government resigned to the newly elected president," the message says.