In the Ukrainian Parliament formed Interfactional Association “For democratic Belarus”, which included mainly members of the party of ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko “European solidarity”. The Association will oppose the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus. Elections are scheduled for 9 August.
the head of a block elected member of “European solidarity” Alexey Goncharenko, reports TASS. He said that the members of the Association will monitor the electoral process in Belarus, “to help Belarusian political prisoners and ordinary people to go free” that Belarus has become a “European country”.
meanwhile, in Belarus, today is independence Day. On this day in 1944, Minsk was liberated from the Nazis. The city held a Patriotic procession “Belarus remembers!”. Then Lukashenko addressed the audience, reports RIA Novosti. He stated that only Belarusians can “decide the fate of his people on this earth”, and “the power and strength of the state, inviolability of its sovereignty defines people by their work, unity and devotion to the native land”.
“Nobody from the outside to shake the stability and independence that today in Belarus”, — Lukashenka emphasized.