"If only you dare again." What the President of Belarus warned the United States about

Lukashenko met with a CNN reporter at the presidential palace and gave a thorough interview in which he talked about his relationship with Vladimir Putin, Belarusian prisons, and the Ryanair landing incident. "If only you dare again." What the president of Belarus warned the U.S. about Photo: RIA Novosti Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he had nothing to apologize for to the Belarusian people. He said these words during an interview with CNN. Lukashenko praised himself and Putin The correspondent of the American TV channel cited the statements of Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, which claimed that some detainees at opposition rallies after the presidential elections in 2020 reported fractures and burns, and that they were forced to lie naked in the mud after being detained by security forces. The journalist asked Lukashenko if he wanted to apologize for that. "No, I have nothing to apologize for. If I want to do it, I'll do it in the Belarusian media, not on CNN. We don't have any detention facilities in Belarus, as you say, like Guantanamo Bay, or those bases that the U.S. has set up in Eastern Europe. As for our own detention facilities, they are no worse than those in Britain or the United States. I can guarantee it," countered the Belarusian leader. The journalist also asked Lukashenko about Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who was forced to leave the territory of Belarus almost immediately after the 2020 presidential election. 16+ Fashion Shop Tycoon - Run your own store! Advertisements Google Play The presidential election in Belarus was held on August 9, 2020. According to the official CEC data, Alexander Lukashenko won with just over 80% of the votes. Svetlana Tihanovskaya came in second place with just over 10%. And already on August 11 it became known that Tihanovskaya had left the country and released an address, which she ended with the words: "Children are the most important thing in our lives. "I swear on my children, Tihanovskaya didn't run anywhere. She asked me to take her to the Lithuanian border. And not just her, several other people. Which I did. How did she escape? You want proof? We can give them to you," said Lukashenko. He was also asked whether the price of Vladimir Putin's support was the fact that Belarus would slowly be absorbed by Russia and become part of it. "If we say that Belarus will become part of the United States, Britain or Russia, that is absolute nonsense. Putin and I are smart enough to create a union within two independent states that will be stronger than a united state. Belarus has long been an outpost of the Union State in the west. If necessary, the entire western grouping of the Russian army will help us," said the Belarusian leader. During the interview, the issue of passenger airliner flights over Belarus was also touched upon. Recall that Irish airline Ryanair made an emergency landing in Minsk on May 23, flying from Athens to Vilnius. Founder of Telegram-channel NEXTA Roman Protasevich, who was on board, was detained by Belarusian law enforcement authorities. It was also reported about the detention of his girlfriend, Sophia Sapieha from Russia. The journalist asked Lukashenko if he could violate international laws to get the person he wanted. SberStrakhovanie - Apartment Protection Policy Fire, theft, flooding? Compensation for neighborsEasy to get paidSelect insurance optionsDecide in a couple of clicksFire, theft, flooding? Compensation for neighborsEasy to get paidSelect insurance optionsDecide in a couple of clicks "If you're afraid to fly over Belarus, I can guarantee you and your airline full overflight safety. But if I or the law enforcement authorities see a threat to the Belarusian state, we'll ground any plane here, whether it's a British or an American airline," he said. Lukashenko also said that he had no intention to be head of state until his death. Β "I swear, I'm not going to be president until I die. I swear. Everything will depend on the situation in Belarus. If Western countries do not interfere in the internal affairs of Belarus and violate its sovereignty, everything will happen sooner. But if only you dare to interfere in our events again, as you did last year, it will be bad. It will be like you think now," he threatened.Β met with a CNN reporter at the presidential palace and gave a thorough interview in which he talked about his relationship with Vladimir Putin, Belarusian prisons, and the Ryanair landing incident."If only you dare again." What the president of Belarus warned the U.S. aboutPhoto: RIA NovostiBelarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he had nothing to apologize for to the Belarusian people. He said these words during an interview with CNN.Lukashenko praised himself and PutinThe correspondent of the American TV channel cited the statements of Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, which claimed that some detainees at opposition rallies after the presidential elections in 2020 reported fractures and burns, and that they were forced to lie naked in the mud after being detained by security forces. The journalist asked Lukashenko if he wanted to apologize for that."No, I have nothing to apologize for. If I want to do it, I'll do it in the Belarusian media, not on CNN. We don't have any detention facilities in Belarus, as you say, like Guantanamo Bay, or those bases that the U.S. has set up in Eastern Europe. As for our own detention facilities, they are no worse than those in Britain or the United States. I can guarantee it," countered the Belarusian leader.The journalist also asked Lukashenko about Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who was forced to leave the territory of Belarus almost immediately after the 2020 presidential election.16+Fashion Shop Tycoon - Run your own store!AdvertisementsGoogle PlayThe presidential election in Belarus was held on August 9, 2020. According to the official CEC data, Alexander Lukashenko won with just over 80% of the votes. Svetlana Tihanovskaya came in second place with just over 10%.And already on August 11 it became known that Tihanovskaya had left the country and released an address, which she ended with the words: "Children are the most important thing in our lives."I swear on my children, Tihanovskaya didn't run anywhere. She asked me to take her to the Lithuanian border. And not just her, several other people. Which I did. How did she escape? You want proof? We can give them to you," said Lukashenko.He was also asked whether the price of Vladimir Putin's support was the fact that Belarus would slowly be absorbed by Russia and become part of it."If we say that Belarus will become part of the United States, Britain or Russia, that is absolute nonsense. Putin and I are smart enough to create a union within two independent states that will be stronger than a united state. Belarus has long been an outpost of the Union State in the west. If necessary, the entire western grouping of the Russian army will help us," said the Belarusian leader.During the interview, the issue of passenger airliner flights over Belarus was also touched upon.Recall that Irish airline Ryanair made an emergency landing in Minsk on May 23, flying from Athens to Vilnius. Founder of Telegram-channel NEXTA Roman Protasevich, who was on board, was detained by Belarusian law enforcement authorities. It was also reported about the detention of his girlfriend, Sophia Sapieha from Russia.The journalist asked Lukashenko if he could violate international laws to get the person he wanted.SberStrakhovanie - Apartment Protection PolicyFire, theft, flooding? Compensation for neighborsEasy to get paidSelect insurance optionsDecide in a couple of clicksFire, theft, flooding? Compensation for neighborsEasy to get paidSelect insurance optionsDecide in a couple of clicks"If you're afraid to fly over Belarus, I can guarantee you and your airline full overflight safety. But if I or the law enforcement authorities see a threat to the Belarusian state, we'll ground any plane here, whether it's a British or an American airline," he said.Lukashenko also said that he had no intention to be head of state until his death."I swear, I'm not going to be president until I die. I swear. Everything will depend on the situation in Belarus. If Western countries do not interfere in the internal affairs of Belarus and violate its sovereignty, everything will happen sooner. But if only you dare to interfere in our events again, as you did last year, it will be bad. It will be like you think now," he threatened.

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