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Pompeo called for new elections in Belarus

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Помпео призвал к новым выборам в Белоруссии

Mike Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has called for the holding of new presidential elections in Belarus, reports TASS.

The politician stated this during a visit to Slovenia at a press conference after a meeting with Prime Minister Janez Jansa.

“I think the only possible peaceful solution to the current crisis in Belarus, it is necessary to hold new elections in case of serious presence of international observers”, — quotes Agency the words of Pompeo.

Pompeo previously said that the US believes elections in Belarus are neither free nor fair. In addition, us Senator Robert Menendez has threatened sanctions, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and offered to hold new elections in the country. According to him, recent developments in bilateral relations between the U.S. and Belarus will cost nothing, while the Belarusian authorities will not count accurately the ballots or not to hold elections again.

Protests continue in Belarus in the evening of August 9, when the CEC announced a crushing victory of Alexander Lukashenko on the opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovski in the presidential elections. The protests were brutally suppressed with the help of the interior Ministry forces, Riot police, military special forces, armed with stun grenades, rubber bullets and other weapons. Detained for nearly six thousand people.

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