MINSK, 9 May (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated his fellow citizens on the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, the president's press service told BelTA.
The message reads: “9 May is a sacred date for Belarusians. On this day, everyone is overwhelmed with joy and pride for the feat accomplished by our people in the name of life, freedom, and justice. We also mourn the millions of fallen fellow citizens. We bow our heads commemorating those who did not return from the battlefields of the bloodiest war, those who worked in the rear not sparing their lives forging weapons of Victory. Their names will forever remain in our hearts.”
Aleksandr Lukashenko pointed out that the great May of 1945 cannot fade from the people's memory despite the years that have gone by. He stressed: “We are proud of our victorious warriors! I am sure that inspired by their ancestors' courage, resilience and loyalty to duty, Belarusians will continue to honor the memory of the war and defend the truth about it.”
The president wished his fellow Belarusians good health, prosperity, and peaceful skies over the country.