Macron spoke in support of the protests in Belarus

the EU should continue to support the Belarusian people, peacefully demanding their rights, wrote to the President of France Emmanuel macron on micro-blogging network Twitter.

In his report he noted that citizens of Belarus “in favor of their rights, freedom and sovereignty.”

Previously, the support of the Belarusian people, said the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell.

Recall that in Belarus a week are mass protests against the results of voting in the presidential election that took place on August 9, and against violence by the security forces. The peaceful rally in Minsk led to a hard detention, beating protesters and security forces attacks on passersby and cars. After the protest became public and spread throughout the country, large enterprises are strikes. On Sunday in a rally of opponents of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka held in Minsk, attended by several hundred thousand people.