MINSK, 20 July (BelTA) – The whole world needs to know the truth about the horrors of the war and the genocide of the Belarusian people, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting to discuss Belarus' current foreign policy priorities in Minsk on 20 July, BelTA has learned.
“We need to tell the whole world the terrible truth about the horrors of the war, about the genocide of the Belarusian people, about the Polish occupation in the interwar period and other unpleasant facts that we were not willing to propagate out of common decency . It's time we rip off the masks from all the occupiers and collaborators. Unlike them, we are the descendants of the great victors who returned peace to the peoples of Europe, saved more than one generation from extermination,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. “The countries and peoples of Europe should be thankful to us for what the previous generation did, not strangle us with sanctions,” he added.
The president stressed that staff of Belarusian foreign missions should tell this truth to people in their countries of accreditation every day, speak in the media, and post it on social networks. “We need to combat the opponents by using their own weapon against them. On our side are the truth and valor of our ancestors. Pathetic hysterics, blackmail and revanchism are on theirs,” the head of state noted.