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President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has declared that is not going to hold presidential elections in 2019. About it reports “Interfax”.
According to him, the parliamentary and presidential elections will be held “under the law and within the framework of the Constitution.” He said that in 2019 will be held parliamentary campaign, and in 2020 — presidential. He denied “the forecasts of some experts” that “Lukashenko said this year, as quietly, quickly hold the presidential election again to grab a chair and sit in it for a long time”.
In June the President of Belarus called on to provide a decent campaign on the ground, “so that the mosquito nose will not undermine”.
In April, Lukashenko announced the dates for presidential and parliamentary elections in the country. Presidential elections will be held in 2020, and parliamentary in 2019. voting Dates will be announced later. Even then, he stated that he did not intend to “play politics”, and both campaigns will be held in strict accordance with the law and the Constitution.
Lukashenko has headed Belarus since 1994. Since then he was re-elected four times. On 2015 elections, his candidacy was supported to 83.49 percent of voters with a turnout of 87.2 percent. The fifth presidential term of Lukashenko will come to an end in 2020. About plans to participate again in the presidential race, the head of state has not yet been declared.
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