Russian President Vladimir Putin With Alexander Lukashenka It met on Friday, March 11th. Senior European leaders such as the President of France Emmanuel Macron (45) or Chancellor of Germany Olaf Schulz (64 years old) He was sitting at the opposite end of a 6-meter table. It is not known whether Corona virus epidemic It was an excuse for Putin to have talks at such a long distance. However, from the photos published after the meetings, it can be concluded that The leader of Russia feels like a real king behind the giant oak!
Even before the politicians’ meeting, the former Polish ambassador to Ukraine, Jan Biko, spoke to TOK FM radio.
Firstly, Alexander Lukashenko did not live up to Putin’s hopes, that is, he did not attack Ukraine. […] Putin called Lukashenka on the carpet to make her stand upright. Perhaps you want to tell him: “Either you do something about it, or I will have to change you to a more obedient person.”
– said the expert in an interview with the radio station.
Vladimir Putin met Lukashenka. These pictures say it all!
You can see in the photos of Vladimir Putin’s residence in the Kremlin Alexander Lukashenka enters the room with a friendly gesture – with open arms. The head of a country at war with Ukraine called on his Belarusian counterpart for talks in Low table by the fireplace, with a maximum length of several tens of centimeters. Thus, Putin made the world understand, albeit indirectly, that his political relationship with Lukashenka was very close. After the pictures, you can see that the gentlemen, although they tried to smile, did so Their faces were uncomfortable.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Russian ruler said, He congratulated the President of Belarus on his victory in the referendum on amending the Constitution. Among the changes that have been introduced, among others Abandon the status of a non-nuclear state. This means that Belarus may ask Russia to return its nuclear weapons.
First of all, before we start a substantive dialogue, I would like to congratulate you on the success of the referendum that led to amendments to the Constitution ”
– Russian news agency TASS quoted Putin’s words. stress it “The turnout was very high and the support of Belarusian citizens was also strong”. He added that the result was “1.5 percent higher than it was during the presidential election.” According to Vladimir Putin, “that’s good.” However, as Onet mentioned, The vote on the new constitution took place under undemocratic conditions and without the presence of Western observers.
During the March 11 meeting, the Russian President also discussed the ongoing war in the East.
I will certainly inform you about the situation in Ukraine, and in particular how the negotiations, which are now taking place almost every day, are now progressing. There are some positive changes happening there, which our negotiators have reported to me. I’ll tell you more about all this.”
– said the Lord of Russia. According to TASS, representatives of Moscow and Kiev held three rounds of talks in Belarus. The agency said that the date and location of the fourth meeting has not been determined.
Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, met his counterpart Dmitry Kuleba on Thursday, March 10.
(Tseo / PAT)
(TASS, Onet, TOK FM)
This article was first published on FACT on March 11, 2022.
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