Lukashenka urged Russia

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the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko urged Russia to calm down and return to normal relations. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

He stressed that Moscow still remains Minsk’s main ally. Belarus does not want to compete with Russia and to return to “normal, friendly and brotherly” relations based on mutually beneficial terms.

“Maybe you’ll settle down and return to normal relations. We want to work with them, but on equal terms. People, businesses should be equal, and the country should be in equal conditions,” – said Lukashenko.

He added that he feels bad about the situation, because the Minsk interacts well with many countries, including in the economic sphere.

the Belarusian leader expressed confidence that the tax maneuver Russia in the oil sector called “pressure” in Minsk. According to Lukashenko, as a result of this pressure there is a threat to the institution of the presidency in Belarus.

Earlier, Alexander Lukashenko said that Russia squeezes Belarus, however, the independence of the country provide the West and NATO. According to him, Russia could be drawn into a military conflict.

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