If protesting citizens of Belarus will take to the streets, the government will resist, but if they go “to ache” – answer, said the President of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko.

He urged the protesters not to provoke law enforcers.

“To provocations will respond appropriately,” – the words Lukashenko, RIA “Novosti”.

The President assured the citizens that will not hurt their children, but the country will not give it. In particular, Lukashenko said that it has rigidity. According to him, if there was no violence, there would be Belarus. “I’m not a Saint,” said he.

During address to employees of the Minsk plant of wheeled transport (MWTP) the President stated that they protest not to its knees, reports TASS. Lukashenka added that work is already underway on the third version of the Constitution.

“the Constitution of a new need. The two options I suggested. I rejected them because they differ little from this. Is the third option. Come, sit and working on the Constitution,” he said.

Monday, August 17, Lukashenko has arrived in Minsk wheel tractor plant. Moreover, workers of this enterprise was not going to hold a meeting.

Opposite the main entrance gathered hundreds of people with white-red flags. Hundreds of workers electrical and tractor plants in Minsk moved to the MWTP. Also the workers of the Minsk tractor plant going on Monday at the entrance amid reports about the strike.

During his visit, the Belarusian head of state dismissive of the strikers: “Well, 150 on some enterprise, even 200 people the weather does”.

Recall that mass protests began across Belarus on 9 August, after the presidential election, the results of which the acting head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko, according to the CEC, gained 80.1% of votes.

The stock was heavily repressed by the security forces, used tear gas, water cannons, rubber bullets and stun grenades. Protesters pelted Riot police with Molotov cocktails.