TV debates to be broadcast live
The presidential candidates will participate in live TV debates on October 3, CEC chairperson Lidziya Yarmoshyna announced on the website vybory2015.by.
Only Syarhei Haidukevich, Tatstsyana Karatkevich and Mikalai Ulahovich have applied for participation in the debates. Alyaksandr Lukashenka is unlikely to join them. He commented on his refusal to make speeches on TV and in the radio as a presidential candidate earlier (see the video).
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.