President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that he had received from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin a letter outlining all the facts about the detained Russians.
"And now, our Investigation Committee considers these facts," he said.
According to him, in a letter received the next day after a telephone conversation with Putin, it was five pages. The Russian President suggested "get out" in a situation and share the information available to Moscow, Lukashenka said.
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He also commented on reports that it was allegedly an provocation "third country" who wanted to push Russia and Belarus.
"Look, maybe, but I don’t care who provoked it? I work on the fact for all I care at this point who instigated, who directed here. This is secondary, as long as they have not arranged a fire in the center of Minsk. That’s what is important to me today", — said Lukashenko, adding that Minsk will consider this situation "and to build our relations on the basis including of these moments".
The President of Belarus stressed that Belarus will always be ready to cooperate with Moscow after the elections relations will be built normally.
"the President of Russia will make the decision, and no media, "Wagner" and so on affect it not. It is the quintessence, the essence of our conversation with the President of Russia", — said Lukashenko.
The twenty-ninth of July the Belarusian authorities announced the arrest of 33 Russian citizens, who were called militants, a private military company. They are suspected of preparing mass riots before the presidential election.
The Russian foreign Ministry stressed that odious interpretation of the Belarusian party of detention of Russians do not stand up to scrutiny, and called for an end to whipping up unnecessary negative emotions.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, for his part, noted that, most likely, the detained Russians — employees of chop, was in transit and missed my flight. Information about any committed illegal actions, the Kremlin is not, said Peskov, stressing that Russia does not interfere and does not interfere in the internal Affairs of Belarus.
The seventh of August the presidents of Russia and Belarus discussed the situation by phone and agreed to establish its true causes, to identify those responsible and bring them to justice.