The analyst praised Lukashenka's statement about the hints of Russia on the accession of Belarus

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Minsk political analyst Alexei Jerman commented on the words of Alyaksandr Lukashenka about the hints from Moscow to Belarus in exchange for a single price for energy.

According to the analyst, the mismatch between Belarus and Russia is a normal negotiation process. He expressed confidence that the presidents had been all among themselves decided.

“I think that all the issues between the presidents was closed in Sochi, so maybe Lukashenka voiced any demands of the Russian elite that do not suit the Belarusian side. But it did not fundamentally change in our relations”, – quotes news Agency “national news service” the words of Zemanta.

Earlier, Alexander Lukashenko said that Moscow hints at the accession of Belarus in exchange for a single price for energy. The Belarusian leader made this statement during a trip to Svetlogorsk, Gomel region. Lukashenko expressed confidence that the peoples of both countries do not want to go this route.

Also, the President of Belarus said that Minsk and Moscow are not discussing the creation of supranational bodies within the framework of the Union state, however work is ongoing on the roadmaps.

In February, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Russia has offered Belarus a Union of countries. In addition, Peskov said to the Russian media criticism of Lukashenka. Press Secretary of the President emphasized that Belarus – a matter of editorial policy, pointing to the freedom of the Russian media space.

Earlier it was reported that in 2019 the number of supporters of Union with Russia among the citizens of Belarus declined by 20 percent. The sharp decline of 14.7 per cent – occurred in the period from September to December.

the Number of supporters of the Union of Belarus with Europe, in turn, increased from 24.4% to 32%. 74.6% of Belarusian citizens are sure that the States should be independent of each otherha, but to have friendly relations and open the border.

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