“We will get Kuropaty tidied up whether someone likes it or not. People were killed there,” Alexander Lukashenko said. “I do not think it is right to exhume the bones of people to see whether they were killed by the Nazis, Stalinists or someone else,” he noted.
“If such missiles were deployed in Ukraine, it would be a catastrophe,” Alexander Lukashenko said. “You have to understand that Russians will not allow these missiles to be deployed over there. We will absolutely support Russians on this. This is why Ukraine must in no shape or form take steps in this direction.”
Alexander Lukashenko said: “We've been unable to clearly formulate a national idea so far. An idea the entire nation will embrace. Everything I've been offered was something too worn out, something that doesn't fit us, doesn't rub us the right way as people say."
“We should consult with the private sector. We don't want it to be a blank shot. If business circles convince me that it has to be done and will produce the desired effect, we will go for it,” the president noted.
The incumbent president Petro Poroshenko will win the presidential election in Ukraine, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with community leaders, experts, Belarusian and foreign media on 1 March.
“Everything to be said in this hall today will become the foundation for preparing an event of national importance – the president's annual address to the nation and the parliament,” Alexander Lukashenko pointed out.
“We have done really a lot to enable people to get things going, to make money for themselves and their families. We have created the necessary environment, from small businesses to IT,” Alexander Lukashenko said.