MINSK, 6 August (BelTA) - More than 30 public associations and political parties of Belarus has issued a joint statement to declare a common goal - to protect the native land from brazen lies and betrayal, from the attempts to destroy the unity of society and shake foundations of the state, BelTA has learned.
“Our organizations have different focus and may hold different views. But today we have rallied together for the common goal: to protect our native land from blatant lies and betrayal, from the attempts to break the unity of our society and to shake foundations of the state. We state openly and resolutely: it is us who will decide in which country we want to live and raise children. We should not be torn apart,” the statement reads.
Belarus, like the rest of the world, is going through difficult times. We are dealing with these difficulties with dignity protecting, first of all, the interests of an individual, citizen and professional, preserving our independence and strengthening the authority,” the statement reads.
Belarusians are united, wise and hardworking people. “We look confidently to the future. New jobs are created, a decent level of social guarantees is maintained. The priority is to ensure peace and harmony in the society, preserve traditions and continuity of generations. We live and will continue to live in such a state,” the statement says. It called upon Belarusians not to stand aside, to come to the polling stations and vote for their beloved country.
The statement has been signed by the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus, the public association Belaya Rus, the Belarusian Union of Women, the Communist Party of Belarus, the Liberal-Democratic Party of Belarus, the Belarusian Patriotic Party, the BRSM Youth Union, the Belarusian Public Association of Veterans, the Belarusian Peace Foundation, the Volunteer Society of Assistance of Army, Aircraft and Fleet, the Belarusian physical education society Dinamo, the Belarusian Association of Doctors, the Belarusian Pedagogical Society, unions of journalists, lawyers, writers, composers, the Belarusian Association of Large Families, public associations of foreign communities living in Belarus.