Karatkevich on state TV: "My rival Lukashenka is afraid of changes"
In her second televised election address presidential candidate Tatsiana Karatkevich remembered the 90s and said that modernization should be carried out in Belarus.
“Look, everything has changed in 20 years, only the people in power are the same. For the moment, the nation and the country have overgrown their authorities,” Karatkevich said.
According to Tatsiana karatkevich, the state machine of 1996 is dying, it does not work properly in 2015, and it’s time high time Belarusians changed it. In her opinion, those people in power should not be a brake – she says they are a brake at the moment – but as a force for development.
The Russian side is grateful to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for his decision to go to Russia as the visit after the presidential election, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov said in an interview with the STV channel, BelTA has learned.
“We are grateful for this decision,” the Ambassador said.