MINSK, 11 Feb – RIA Novosti. The West has no moral right to tell Belarus how to live, President of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko said. , there is no moral right to tell either us or others how to live and run the state. We need to understand ourselves, “Lukashenko said at the All-Belarusian People's Assembly.
The Sixth All-Belarusian People's Assembly on Thursday began work in the Palace of the Republic in Minsk, the large-scale forum will last two days.
After the elections, a number of Western countries have imposed sanctions against certain Belarusian officials and state-owned enterprises. Minsk announced a mirror response to the sanctions. The Belarusian authorities have repeatedly stated that the protests in the country are being coordinated from abroad. Lukashenka accused the West of direct interference in the situation in the republic, noted that the unrest is directed by the United States, and the Europeans “play along” with it. Lukashenka named Poland, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Ukraine among the countries from which protests are being coordinated.