President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will address the people of Belarus and the National Assembly of Belarus and a half weeks. It is reported by the national legal portal of Belarus.

Today Lukashenko signed a decree to convene in Minsk on 3 August an extraordinary session of the Council of the Republic and of the chamber of representatives of Belarus in order to hear his annual message to Belarusian people and the National Assembly of Belarus and to consider other issues.

“the Decree came into force on 24 July,” — noted in the report of the National legal portal of Belarus.

On August 9, according to “the Rambler”, in Belarus scheduled the presidential elections. Last week, Lukashenko said that those who are imposed against Belarus sanctions, bend it and organized the attack of aggressive militants of the government of Belarus in 2010, still want to put Belarus on the knees, to undermine the situation and overthrow the government.

Then he said that the fate of Belarus is in the hands of its citizens and this is particularly important during the election period.