The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said the current leadership of the Republic would never let go and " keep the Situation ", noting that being in the Center of Europe, Belarus should be ready to answer any calls.
As reported by Sputnik of Belarus, such a message sounded on the first day weekend meeting at the Center for strategic control in the Ministry of defence.
"Just Want to say again that it did not work (of strikes and protests in Belarus - ed.). Country we do not give up. The situation we hold ", - said Lukashenko.
"I have no desire to say that there is a place for any complacency, complacency. No, we never settled down. You know, life and such our fate, that we, being in the Center of Europe, always have to be ready to respond to any challenges ", - said the head of the country.
numerous protests were launched across Belarus on 9 August, after the presidential election, which defeated Lukashenka according to the CEC, he scored 80, 1% of the vote. Sunday's unsanctioned Rally continues, in the first few days they were harshly suppressed by the security forces, regarding the protesters the police used tear gas, water cannons, stun explosive device, rubber bullets. Shares on August 13-14 in the majority were peaceful. So, on August 14 took place many thousands protest action at the government House in Minsk, where, as well as among them, is the CEC of Belarus. The protesters demanded a recount of the votes in the last election and Lukashenka's resignation, there were no arrests.
according to the interior Ministry of Belarus, in the end of the riots, From 9 to 13 August, suffered 121 the police, the investigative authorities opened more than 90 criminal cases. Were caught over 6, 7 thousand participants of the unauthorized actions. One protester, according to the interior Ministry, died while trying to throw the police improvised explosive device.