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Tell the Truth is willing to engage in public dialogue with authorities

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May 26, 2016 18:22

Tell the Truth! leader, Tatiana Karatkevich met with Labour and Social Protection Minister Marianna Shchetkina. Earlier, former presidential candidate Karatkevich together with her colleague Andrei Dmitriev met with the Housing Minister, Deputy Ministers of Health, Labour and Social Security, and Education, as well as with parliamentary committees’ chairs. It is worth noting that the authorities have adopted some alternative proposals of the opposition. By allowing contacts with the opposition, the Belarusian authorities attempt to relive tension in society, which has increased amid lowered social protection by the state. Presumably, a dialogue between the authorities and the opposition on social and economic issues without harsh rhetoric may prompt the authorities to become more open to alternative solutions.

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