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Rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the forthcoming August 9 presidential elections in Belarus Valery Tsepkalo assessed the threat of independence in the country. He told about it in interview “to the Ribbon.ru”.
“Independence is a process that is happening in Ukraine, out of the constitutional framework, outside the framework of electoral legislation. The explosion of emotions in the country, which it was impossible to control,” said Tsepkalo, adding that what happened in 2014 power change of power in Kiev cannot be compared with the present situation in Belarus.
The politician stressed that the Republic is now preparing for the holding of presidential elections. “In accordance with the Constitution, the ultimate source of power is the people. And that people have the right to choose their leader and the political and economic course, which at this stage corresponds to his expectations and aspirations. So, to say that we have a possible independence is wrong,” said Tsepkalo, commenting on the promise of Lukashenka to prevent revolution.
In his opinion, the government should ensure fair counting of votes to the legitimacy of the elections of the President of Belarus is not in doubt.
On June 24 the former head of the Belarusian high-tech Park Valery Tsepkalo filed documents for registration of his candidacy for the presidency. He gave a CEC of 160 thousand signature sheets for the pass minimum in 100 thousand. Tsepkalo stressed that full confidence in the legality of all collected documents and does not see any reason why he can refuse registration. It became known yesterday that the interior Ministry has initiated preliminary examination in respect of the policy after the application of a Turkish citizen about the “illegal activities” of the party in the presidential race.
In Belarus on 9 August presidential election. Lukashenko, who intends to run for a sixth term, said that the country wants to organize the Maidan. He warned that Belarus may lose part of its territory and return to the borders of 1921, complaining of foreign interference in the election campaign.
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