MINSK, 27 January (BelTA) - The referendum provides everyone the right to determine the future of Belarus, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko said at the special session of the House of Representatives, BelTA has learned.
"The seventh special session of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the seventh convocation has begun its work. Its central event will be the address of the head of state to the Belarusian people and parliament. People are looking forward to an open frank conversation. The situation in the world is alarming, and many are concerned about whether the government will be able to preserve sovereignty, ensure the security and well-being of its citizens. This kind of communication between the president and the country, his answers to these questions are especially important in the run-up to the constitutional referendum, where everyone will be given the right to determine the future of Belarus," Vladimir Andreichenko said.
The speaker stressed that the state has created all the conditions for this. "Preparation of the constitutional amendments was as open as possible," he said.