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12 Jun 2015

Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of Baku 2015 European Games

MINSK, 12 June (BelTA) – The names of all participants of the Baku 2015 European Games will be inscribed in the chronicles of sport, President of the Republic of Belarus, President of the National Olympic Committee Alexander Lukashenko said in a message of greetings addressed to the participants of the competition, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

“Belarus was one of the countries to support the idea of holding this large-scale forum of the Old World. In 2011 Minsk hosted a session of the Executive Committee of the European Olympic Committees to discuss the project. In 2012 it was approved by the General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees,” the message of greetings reads.

“Therefore, the march of our delegation with the national flag across the Olympic stadium in the hospitable capital of Azerbaijan, Baku, will be a solemn and very pleasant event for us. Athletes will compete for the medals of the European Games for the first time; the names of all participants of the competition will be inscribed in the chronicles of sport,” Alexander Lukashenko noted.

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