The term of office of President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko may have been exceeded. This was announced today, September 8, by the Belarusian leader himself in an interview with Russian TV channels.
“Yes, maybe I sat out a little, maybe they show me not only from the TV but also from the iron and from the kettle. Yes. But really, only now I can protect the Belarusians, ”Yevgeny Rozhkov, a correspondent of the Russia-1 TV channel who was present at the meeting, quoted Lukashenka as saying.
In addition, the Russian journalist noted that, together with his colleagues, he asked Lukashenka who might be interested in the protests in Belarus after the elections.
“Behind everything, as he believes, are, above all, the Americans, and they operate through centers in Poland and the Czech Republic. But there are also internal reasons. I asked: “Is it really only external reasons that caused discontent?” He said no, there are also internal reasons, ”Rozhkov specified.
According to him, the Belarusian president believes that “two new generations have grown up in the republic and a small class of ‘bourgeois’ has been formed, as he said, and this really led to discontent, they want power.”
In turn, the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Says radio station, Roman Babayan, later wrote on his Telegram channel that during the interview, the President of Belarus did not rule out the possibility of holding early elections.
“AND. Lukashenka (close to the text): “We are ready to reform the Constitution, after that I do not rule out early presidential elections,” the message says.
At the same time, he noted that Lukashenka promised not to just leave the presidency.