Lithuania makes recommendations to the Belarus national Council, to the government and the people could engage in dialogue, said the head of the Baltic Republic Gitanas Nausea.
first foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkeviä?ius said that Vilnius, Tallinn, Riga and Warsaw talked about the need for "a robust European response" to the brutality in the suppression of protests in Belarus. According to his statement, the results of the presidential elections in the Republic of doubtful and difficult to recognize.
Linkeviä?ius also tried to convince Minsk to stop the violence, to release all arrested, including the former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko and opposition-minded blogger Sergei Tikhanovski.
the head of the EU foreign Ministers plan to discuss the situation in Belarus at a video conference on the last working day of the week.
The ninth of August in Belarus presidential elections were held. According to the CEC, they defeated the current head of the country Alexander Lukashenko, who scored more than 80% of the votes. Second place Svetlana Tikhanovski - 10, 09 percent. Opposing political force the results are not recognized.
The same evening, dissatisfied with the organization and results of the voting citizens took to the streets, unauthorized numerous demonstrations of disagreement continues for the third day.
The most difficult situation in Minsk: protesters are building barricades and refused to disperse for the forcible disbandment of the Military used water cannons, tear gas, stun Blaster and rubber bullets. 1 citizen died, the majority are in hospitals. Detained about six thousand people.
yesterday it was announced that Tikhanovski left Belarus and is hosted in Lithuania. As said Last news the Trustee policy Olga kovalkova, she had no choice but to leave the country.