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Democratic candidates were not allowed into Belaazersk City Council
Business leaders’ appeal
The democratic candidates Iryna Drachenka and Dzmitry Tretsiak lost the second round of elections in Belaazersk City Council, Brest region, on December 4.
Alyaksandar Lukashenka: “I was for the Arab people”
Belarus and its citizens are experiencing tough times now. We face our rights’ violation every day. December 10 is the day when a lot of countries celebrate the 55 anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. There will be an action in support of human rights in Minsk on December 10. Courageous women, Iryna Krasouskaya and Svyatlana Zavadskaya, whose husbands have been kidnapped, called to participate in this action.
Iran President may visit Belarus in 2004
Before his visit to Syria Alyaksandar Luakshenka gave an interview to one of the leading Syrian editions “Al Baas”. Alyaksandar Lukashenka emphasized that Syria is his long-term ally. A large spectrum of issues will be discussed, from scientific cooperation to trade. Some of the quotes seem to be interesting.
Iran President Mohamed Hatami may visit Belarus in the first half of the next year, said the chairman of “the house of representatives” Vadzim Papou after his official visit to Teheran.