the Politician Valery Tsepkalo, a former rival of the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko sent the leaders of 32 countries a letter in which called for support for the holding of “free and fair” in Belarus.
“for the Past 26 years, Belarus is ruled by one and the same person who installed the regime of autocracy,” wrote Tsepkalo, excerpts from letters quotes RBC. He added that “there is no freedom of speech, no free elections,” and asked the leaders of the States and their citizens to help hold a “fair and free” the presidential campaign in Belarus, to organize an international monitoring of voting and counting of votes.
the Letter was addressed to the presidents and Prime Ministers of USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Ukraine, Armenia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and other countries. Russia is not in the list, said “Rain”.
we will Remind, presidential election in Belarus on 9 August. On the eve Tsepkalo denied registration as a presidential candidate, and he was forced to leave the country. The CEC also refused to register other opponents of Lukashenka, former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko, now he is in prison.