The German government has taken note of the appeal of the opposition candidate for the post of President of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski on assistance in the organization of the “fair” elections. It is reported by RIA “Novosti” with reference to the press service of the Cabinet of Germany.

“the Federal government took note of the statements of the candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski,” – said the representative of the government.

the Rival Lukashenko addressed to Merkel

However, to comment on the statement Tikhanovski in Germany will not be because of the proximity of the date of the vote – August 9, said the press service.

I wrote “the Rambler”, the presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski in an interview with German newspaper Bild urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to help ensure fair elections in Belarus. “Mrs. Merkel, contact Lukashenka. Tell him we do not want war. All we want is fair elections,” said Tikhanovski. She admitted that he is afraid for his life and was forced to send their children abroad because of threats. Husband Tikhanovski – the author of the blog “Country for life” Sergei tikhanovski. In may, it named the main opponent of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential election, but the CEC denied him registration as a candidate, and instead created his wife.