On August 16 local time, the Kremlin pointed out in a statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a telephone conversation with Belarusian president Lukashenko, said Moscow was ready to provide military assistance when necessary.
it is reported that Belarus has been plagued by protests for nearly a week. In this regard, the Kremlin pointed out in the statement that Belarus is being influenced by external forces. According to the report, on the 16th local time, supporters of Lukashenko held their first meeting since the general election in central Minsk to watch Lukashenko’s speech and express their support for him.
Lukashenko said that NATO tanks and aircraft had been deployed 15 minutes away from the border of Belarus, “NATO troops are at our door. Lithuanian, Latvian, polish and Ukrainian are ordering us to hold new elections. If a new election is held, the country will die. ”
at the same time, some people on the scene were holding the flag of Belarus and shouting “for Belarus” or Lukashenko’s nickname. “I support Lukashenko,” said alla georgievna, a 68 year old citizen. Thanks to him, we can get our pension and salary on time. ”
Belarus held a presidential election on August 9. According to the country’s Central Election Commission, current president Lukashenko won 80.1% of the vote. However, there were protests in Belarus that night. At a meeting in Minsk on August 15, Lukashenko pointed out that the recent riots in Belarus were caused by interference from external forces, and said that he would discuss the response steps of the “Color Revolution” in the strategic command center of the Ministry of defense. Lukashenko believed that the current offensive is aimed at Belarus, but if Belarus can not hold on, then this wave will sweep the alliance countries. (overseas website / Li Meng)