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17 Aug 2020

Lukashenko speaks about changes, reforms

Lukashenko speaks about changes, reforms

MINSK, 17 August (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko spoke about changes and reforms as he addressed the rally of his supporters in Minsk on 16 August, BelTA has learned.

"I want to address those who are lost , who are disoriented today. I want to ask you: what do you want now?" the head of state asked.

"Peace!" the rally participants shouted back

"Do you want freedom, tell me which kind of freedom do you want?" the president said.

"Peaceful!" the people replied.

"Do you want changes? What kind of changes?" Aleksandr Lukashenko asked the question again.

"Peaceful!" people shouted back.

“Do you want reforms? Tell me what kind of reforms and we will start them tomorrow! Do you want helicopter money? But you, the people who are standing here on this square, more than 50,000, know there is no helicopter money. Money must be earned every day, and not on squares, but in fields, plants and factories,” the Belarusian leader said.

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