MINSK, 4 August (BelTA) – Every eligible voter should be able to vote, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with heads of the oblast administrations, the Minsk city administration, the president's aides for the oblasts and the city of Minsk on 4 August, BelTA has learned
“Every eligible voter should be provided with the opportunity to vote. Especially this applies to the elderly, disabled. There are also people who have coronavirus. We need to help them vote so that they can make their choice," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
According to the president, a record-high number of observers, more than 45,000 have been accredited for this electoral campaign. “There are foreign observers as well. They need to be taken good care of. These are heroic people: they have come to Belarus amid the pandemic to see how our elections proceed,” the head of state said.
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that the election would be held in full compliance with the Belarusian legislation and solely in the interests of the Belarusian people.