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Lukashenka said that referendums of separatists have no significance

23.05.2014  |  Politics   |  EuroBelarus Information Service,  
Lukashenka said that referendums of separatists have no significance

Any referendum is to be held on the basis of Constitution, the Belarusan leader said.

Any referendum is to be held on the basis of Constitution, the Belarusan leader said.

From a legal viewpoint, referendums in Ukraine’s Donetsk and Lugansk regions bear no significance, stated Aliaksandr Lukashenka in the interview with Kseniya Sobchak, host in her own program on the Russian TV channel Dozhd.

“I do not even say under what conditions the referendums were held... Any referendum should be conducted on the basis of the constitution”, Lukashenka stressed.

He abstained from the word “separatists”.

“Separatists is a matter of taste. Some like to call them separatists, but I would like to say that too many stupid things have been done in Ukraine. I know very well, better than anyone in Russia, what is going on in Ukraine, for many reasons and through many channels. People have been stupefied. People have gone crazy. They do not understand what is going on. Federalization, decentralization, eurointegration and so on. Putin was right to suggest that they should meet with those so-called separatists, talk to them and find out what they want. Current Ukrainian authorities should not make the same mistake as Yanukovych.”

According to Lukashenka, nothing similar to what has happened in Ukraine can ever occur in Belarus under any circumstances. :”At least until I am president”, he added.

 

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