Presidential inauguartion is under way in Minsk
Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s inauguration is starting in Minsk Independence Palace.
More than a thousand guests have been invited to the inauguration, BELTA reports. Lukashenka will plead allegiance and sign the corresponding document. Festive events will be organized in the National Flag Square.
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.