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24 January 2022, 14:20

Plans to hold international conference on genocide in BSSR during Great Patriotic War

Andrei Shved
Andrei Shved

MINSK, 24 January (BelTA) – Belarus has plans to arrange a large-scale international conference on the genocide of people of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR) during the Great Patriotic War, Belarus' Prosecutor General Andrei Shved told journalists on 24 January, BelTA has learned.

“The head of state upheld the proposal to hold a big international conference this year to discuss the genocide of the BSSR population during the Great Patriotic War,” he said.

The president also received materials about the atrocities committed in the territory of present-day Belarus by the Nazi invaders and their accomplices from among Lithuanian, Latvian, Ukrainian and Polish punitive battalions. “If the head of state gives the go-ahead, these materials in Russian and English will be sent to a number of states, including to prosecutors-general of 180 countries of the world,” Andrei Shved informed.

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