the European Union supports protesters in Belarus against violations of human rights, said the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell.
“the EU supports the Belarusian people”, — he wrote on Twitter.
Borrell said that on Sunday hundreds of thousands of people “was released on a peaceful rally, demanding the release of political prisoners and punishment of those responsible for police violence”.
meanwhile, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrew Babish called the situation in Belarus disaster. He said in his video message on Facebook that the protests in the country can end the “velvet revolution” and free election in the Czech Republic in 1989. Otherwise, according to Babish, would be a “Prague spring” in 1968 with the use of military force.
Earlier the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko claimed that “external forces” from Poland, the UK and the Czech Republic tried to control the rallies in Minsk.
we will Remind, on August 16 in Belarus was the largest protest against the election results, according to which the victory was won by Lukashenko. At the rally ally of presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski Maria Kolesnikova demanded from Lukashenka to resign.
“26 years of nightmare must end, he’ll be drowned in violence,” — said the representative of the opposition, reports Tut.by.