Lukashenka meets journalists from independent media: main theses
TUT.BY writes about the interview of Alexander Lukashenka to three independent media – Euroradio, Radio Svaboda and TUT.BY. The interview went on for 4,5 hours. Lukashenka told that Russia would never go in war with Belarus, promised to come to New York for the UN Summit in September, and promised to support the Belarusian language. He also admitted that he was considering releasing ex-candidate Mikalai Statkevich from prison.
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.