The Belarusian government on Tuesday called “unacceptable” criticism from several countries following the incidents following the presidential elections held on Sunday, in which President Alexander Lukashenko was given a new mandate.
The Belarusian Foreign Ministry stressed that Minsk was “not indifferent to the reaction of international partners”, but criticized “the speed with which some European officials made political statements about the country without trying to understand the situation objectively.” still analyze. “
For example, he said that “some high-level conclusions are based on biased information and lies”. “As a result, there are plans to take far-reaching decisions regarding relations with the European Union,” he added, without giving any further details.
According to the Belarusian state news agency Belta, the ministry has also criticized “the barricades on the streets and attempts to take over administrative buildings” in the context of protests against the results.