Russia urges dialogue between Belarusian authorities and citizens to resolve crisis - TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Security Council agreed at a meeting on Friday that the Belarusian authorities and its people should enter into dialogue to resolve the political crisis there, TASS news agency cited the Kremlin as saying. Russia is a close ally of neighbouring Belarus where nationwide anti-government protests erupted earlier this month over election rigging allegations at a disputed vote. (Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jon Boyle)

Reuters August 22, 2020 00:10:48 IST
Russia urges dialogue between Belarusian authorities and citizens to resolve crisis - TASS

Russia urges dialogue between Belarusian authorities and citizens to resolve crisis  TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Security Council agreed at a meeting on Friday that the Belarusian authorities and its people should enter into dialogue to resolve the political crisis there, TASS news agency cited the Kremlin as saying.

Russia is a close ally of neighbouring Belarus where nationwide anti-government protests erupted earlier this month over election rigging allegations at a disputed vote.

(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jon Boyle)

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