the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid stated that the last presidential elections in Belarus cannot be considered neither fair nor free, nor democratic.
According to her, the reaction of the Belarusian authorities to spread in the country, the protests once again shows their contempt for the people, and the violence against peaceful protesters must be stopped.
the Leader of Estonia noted that the elections in Belarus were held without independent observers, and this alone is enough for non-recognition of their results.
“what happened last Sunday in Belarus, what has preceded and what is happening now, shows disrespect to the rights of the people of Belarus”, – quotes its Agency BNS.
Kaljulaid urged the EU to develop a coherent policy in this situation and to appoint a special representative for dialogue between the Belarusian authorities and the opposition.
Earlier, foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius said that the “credibility” of the results of voting show covering the whole of Belarus protests.
we will Remind, elections of the President of Belarus passed on August 9. The CEC has counted the current leader of the country Alexander Lukashenko at 80.1%, and his opponent Svetlana Tikhanovski to 10.1%. Across the country the protests are not subsiding, they are accompanied hard by arrests, beatings of protesters and attacks by security forces on passersby and cars.