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Belarus: "We expect a lot from France"

2020-09-24T17:32:48.567Z

INTERVIEW - Belarusian opposition leader and exile in Lithuania, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya pleads for Europe to be firm vis-à-vis the current leader, Alexander Lukashenko.



Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, 38, challenged Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential election on August 9.

Driven into exile, she found refuge in Lithuania.

LE FIGARO: What is your reaction after the strange investiture ceremony organized on Wednesday around Alexander Lukashenko?

Svetlana TIKHANOVSKAÏA.

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This investiture organized in secret, which says a lot about our so-called president, changes absolutely nothing.

It just shows that he is afraid of his people.

It was not even broadcast on television… The truth is that Lukashenko is hiding because he has been illegitimate in the eyes of Belarusians since August 9.

They no longer trust him, no longer see him as their president.

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For the European Union, Lukashenko has no "democratic legitimacy"

The images of its inauguration only caused a new wave of protests.

People took to the streets to show their refusal, and their gatherings were brutally repressed.

But where are his alleged 80%

(in reference to the score claimed by the outgoing president,

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Source: lefigaro

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