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28 September 2021, 20:32

Lukashenko thanked for pardoning group of convicts

MINSK, 28 September (BelTA) – During an expanded session of the Constitutional Commission on 28 September the director of the information and analysis institution Roundtable of Democratic Forces Yuri Voskresensky thanked the Belarus president on behalf of a group of people that had been pardoned, BelTA has learned.

Yuri Voskresensky conveyed words of gratitude addressed to the Belarus President Administration and the commission for pardons under the president. Yuri Voskresensky said: “It is the first time in history that a group of people, who have been pardoned, has publicly addressed words of gratitude to the president and the commission. The fact that opposition mass media have not mentioned it at all indicates we've hit the bull's eye.”

Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree to pardon 13 people on the eve of People's Unity Day. Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration, head of the commission for pardons under the president Olga Chupris mentioned it. Most of those, who were pardoned, had committed crimes by means of the Internet.

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