The presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, agreed during a telephone conversation this Sunday to hold a meeting in Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the Belarus crisis, the Kremlin press service has confirmed.
The two heads of state and government “have agreed to hold a meeting in Moscow in the coming weeks,” said Sputnik a few hours after a new protest in the capital Minsk against the president, the election winner who was classified as fraudulent by the opposition. .
According to a reporter from the DPA agency, the Plaza de la Independencia in the center of the city is now closed with metal bars and is guarded by security forces.
The Interior Ministry has warned citizens not to take part in the unauthorized demonstration and threatened violence against the “For Peace and Independence” protest march.