Russia's Lavrov says no way to prove Belarus leader Lukashenko did not win vote - Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that it would be impossible to prove that Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko did not win an Aug.

Reuters August 24, 2020 00:11:04 IST
Russia's Lavrov says no way to prove Belarus leader Lukashenko did not win vote - Ifax

Russias Lavrov says no way to prove Belarus leader Lukashenko did not win vote  Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that it would be impossible to prove that Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko did not win an Aug. 9 election in the absence of international observers, the Interfax news agency reported.

He also said that Moscow calls for the launch of a genuinely broad national dialogue in Belarus, the RIA news agency reported, after the disputed presidential election results set off two weeks of protests and unrest.

(Reporting by Polina Ivanova and Tom Balmforth; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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