President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has invited the heads of other States of the former USSR to come to Minsk on may 9 parade in Minsk on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory. It is reported BelTA.
“Publicly invite the heads of States, at least of the former Soviet Union to come to Minsk,” – said Lukashenko.
The head of Belarus considers that “it would be correct to gather in Minsk.”
“This is a Republic, which was erased from the face of the earth, which took the first blow. This is the most affected Republic is a living monument to the war,” he said.
The President added that he intends “timely, targeted and adequately” respond to the criticism of the media for his decision to hold a parade in Minsk on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory.
“If you toss accusations, spitballing, of course, have to respond,” – said Lukashenko.
3 may, Lukashenka called the forthcoming parade in Minsk on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in world war II “the most dangerous from the point of view of epidemiologists and virologists event”, but said that it will not cancel.
On 16 April, Russian President Vladimir Putin canceled the annual Victory paradeheld on may 9, because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. He reported that all of the festive events on the occasion of the Victory Day will be held later in 2020, however, did not name the exact timing. He later said that may 9 will be held on aviation parade, and evening fireworks. Russians will celebrate Victory Day, “respecting the requirements of safety and isolation”.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of morning on may 5 throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 3.6 million person. Died COVID-19 251 total 898 recovered 1 173 147.
In Belarus fell ill 17 489 people died 103. Quarantine in the country are not introduced. Belarus is among the leaders in the spread of coronavirus infection reported to the world health organization.