Aleksandr Lukashenko has been sworn in as the President of Belarus in an inaugural ceremony in the Palace of Independence, BelTA has learned.
At least 51 people were detained during protests in Belarus on August 25, which were attended by 4,800 citizens, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko called on the defense ministry’s leadership to take all measures on protecting the country’s territorial integrity.
Belarusian Ambassador to Slovakia Igor Leschenya has tendered his resignation after supporting the protesters in his country.
Facing growing protests that have posed the biggest challenge to his 26 years in power, President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday he was ready to share power in Belarus.
Belarusians chanting "Step down!" filled the center of the capital Minsk on Sunday in the biggest protest so far against what they said was the fraudulent re-election.
Police detained over 1,000 people in Belarus during the latest protests against the results of the country's presidential election, officials said Wednesday.
Iranian Ministry of Justice announced on Monday that thanks to the held negotiations between the two countries, Belarus had handed over an Iranian prisoner to the Islamic Republic.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus described Iran as a close friend and a regional partner.
Barad Yeganegi from Iran won the gold medal at the 3rd FIDE World Cadets Rapid & Blitz Championships.