Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko promised the Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to talk about the events taking place in the country before the next presidential election.

I will tell you about what is happening now in the electoral period. Very strange things happen. Sometimes I start to think long based on my experience, where it comes from,” said the Belarusian leader.

Lukashenka promised to tell Mishustin then in the details one on one, to exchange opinions and issues, BelTA reports.

“Times have changed. Today like in the middle ages, to capture some country and subjugate 100-150 years. The situation is different. And do not need. And Russia their land enough, if we talk about Russia,” he added.

presidential Elections in Belarus scheduled for 9 August, involving five candidates, including President Alexander Lukashenko, the ex-Deputy Anna Konopacka, Chairman of the party Belarusian social democratic party Sergei Cerecer, co-chair of the Association “Tell the truth” Andrey Dmitriev and wife blogger Sergei Tikhanovski Svetlana Tikhanovski. Former banker Victor Babariko for registration is not made, as he and his son were arrested.