Lukashenka tries to frighten Western ambassadors
12:17, — Politics
The dictator called the Brussels policy “defective and biased”.
“We expect that the European Union will turn down the senseless pressure on our country. And that it would take steps towards restoration of trust to itself and a very serious partner and a good neighbor”,- Aliaksandr Lukashenka pointed out on Friday while receiving letters of credence from the ambassador of a number of foreign countries, among which there were the new head of the diplomatic missions of Great Britain, Germany, Lithuania and Hungary, Interfax reports.
Lukashenka highlighted that Belarus doesn’t accept any pressure and interference into domestic affairs.
“A mentor tone and supposedly the only true Western world view can be being imposed to the countries, which see themselves as a part of the European Union in future, for as long as they want. But it doesn’t go for Belarus”, - the dictator claimed.
According to him, “on the way of evolutional transformation or, if you will, modernization of political and economic system in the interest of our people we will not act on the order of someone’s from outside”. At the same time, Lukashenka pointed out, “we agree with the Europeans in the realization of the final goals of our reforms: strengthening of Belarus’ positions as a modern, responsible, democratic European state”.
The dictator noted that today the European economy faces serious challenges. “There are even opinions of the threats to the integrity of the European Union”, - Lukashenka said. In such conditions, according to him, “it is more than ever important to unite the effort of the whole continent to fight the financial and economic difficulties and new trans-border problems”. “And all the indifferent and sensible people realize that. As well as they realize that in the European Union’s neighborhood a constructively minded Eurasian integration project is being developed”, - the Belarusian dictator noted.
In this situation Lukashenka is surprised by the “defectiveness and bias, with which some particular functionaries on Brussels, by the way more and more tearing away from the real need of the people of Europe, assess the events in our country”.
Later, talking to the diplomats over a glass of champagne in the conversation with the British ambassador Lukashenka suggested not to “create confrontation”. “We are ready to cooperate, if you are. I thinks it’s time to give up the stereotypes and cliché accusations on the part of the European Union”, - he claimed.
In his turn, the Great Britain’s ambassador Bruce Bucknell said, that in his country they also hope for improving the relations with Belarus. “But we have a position which is not different from what we want from Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries”, - the British diplomat pointed out.
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