Leader of the Belarusian opposition Swetlana Tichanowskaja he have United States of America In a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Anthony Blink And they demanded to support the democratic movement in their homeland. Tishanovskaya said on Monday there was an urgent need to help political prisoners and their families, civil society, the private sector and independent media. Washington With. In addition, her Telegram channel posted a photo of a meeting with Blinken.
In addition, the United States will have to give Russia a signal that agreements are with those in power Alexander Lukashenko It will not have validity. Russian President Vladimir Putin Lukashenko, considered the “last dictator of Europe”, is supported by loans, among other things. Tichanovskaya declared victory in the presidential election nearly a year ago.
Lukashenko’s regime takes action against protests
The Belarusian authorities have been taking action against independent media and internet platforms for days. Several Telegram channels were declared extremists on Monday. Lukashenko announced They took action against everyone who was against him. Tichanovskaya has repeatedly condemned the repression. At a rally in front of immigrant Belarusians in Washington, she said that the struggle for the freedom of the Belarusian people must continue. It reports from her trip in the US to Youtube In “The President’s Diary”.
White House spokeswoman Jin PsakiOn Monday, he confirmed that Tichanovskaya would also hold talks at Government House. But she stressed that there are no plans at the moment to meet the president Joe Biden Give.