Lukashenko: the United States plans European cooperation and uses us to deal with Russia

[observer Liu Chenghui] the turmoil caused by the presidential election in Belarus continues to ferment, and the United States and the European Union have also put pressure on the government of Belarus. On the 21st, Belarusian president Lukashenko pointed out that the United States and Europe were behind the current riots, saying that western countries were using them to deal with Russia. According to the Belarusian State News Agency on the 21st, Lukashenko accused “the United States planned and directed the riot, while the Europeans cooperated on the side” during the inspection of the agricultural complex in dzerzinski, Minsk He said that in addition to fanning the domestic situation, western countries have also begun to use force to exert pressure, and Belarus is facing the risk of military invasion. < / P > < p > “their tanks are on standby, and when the situation is tense, tanks and aircraft can move out for a reason.” Lukashenko believes that western countries are preparing for military invasion when necessary. On the 16th of this month, Lukashenko accused NATO of putting pressure on the country’s military to gather troops on the western border of Belarus, and its tanks and planes could reach the border in 15 minutes. Although NATO later denied this statement, it said it would keep a close watch on the domestic situation in Belarus. < / P > < p > “the West orchestrated the riot, while Russia was worried about losing us. The West decided to use us against Russia. ” Lukashenko said that western countries planned to establish a “epidemic prevention line” against Russia in the “Baltic Black Sea corridor”, including the three Baltic countries, Ukraine and Belarus, and Belarus was “the only missing part”. < / P > < p > “their primary goal is Russia, but they want to defeat us first, which is not feasible, we will fight back!” Lukashenko said he did not want to intimidate anyone, but he had no way to escape in such a situation. In his speech on the same day, Lukashenko also appealed to the masses: “please don’t let our country fall apart.” “We can’t let that happen because we know how much effort it takes to build it,” he said Lukashenko believes that the current situation in the country has been politicized, but it should not be regarded as a disaster. In his speech, he asked the people to believe in themselves, “we are trying to solve it, and we will succeed soon.” Belarus held a presidential election on August 9, and according to the country’s Central Election Commission, current president Lukashenko won 80.1% of the vote. However, the opposition parties were dissatisfied with the election results and demanded a re election, which led to continuous riots in the country, resulting in the detention of thousands of people and the injury of dozens of law enforcement and protestors. < / P > < p > on August 18, Lukashenko warned that the establishment of a mediation Committee by the opposition was “an attempt for a coup d’etat” with various consequences, and “appropriate measures” would be taken against those who joined it. < / P > < p > the continued turmoil in Belarus has aroused wide international attention. Russia said it was ready to provide military assistance to Belarus if necessary, while accusing “foreign forces” of intervening. The European Union said on the 19th that it would not recognize the election results of Belarus and would soon impose sanctions on a “considerable number” of individuals involved in election fraud and protest. In addition, Reuters quoted a source as saying that U.S. Deputy Secretary of state Bigan will visit Russia and Lithuania in the near future and discuss the situation in Belarus, with the aim of “preventing Russian intervention and preventing further violence in Belarus”.