MINSK, 12 September (BelTA) – Parliamentary elections in Belarus will be held in line with the universally accepted international standards, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he received credentials from new foreign ambassadors on 12 September, BelTA has learned.
“The beginning of your mission here coincides with an important political event in the country - the upcoming parliamentary elections. You will see for yourself that the election campaign is held in strict accordance with the national legislation and the requirements of the generally accepted international standards,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko addressing the diplomats.
According to the head of state, the West has always blamed Belarus for boring election campaigns. However, according to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the first days of signature collection “have already proved to be fun”.
“I am convinced that no matter what choice the Belarusian people will make, it will be a choice of a course for further construction of a sovereign state, evolutionary development and multiplication of our achievements,” the president stressed.