for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up
Top News

Belarusian leader says new election will be held after new constitution adopted: RIA

MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said a new presidential election would be held after the country adopts a new constitution, the RIA news agency reported.

Lukashenko, who is facing the biggest protests of his 26 years in power following a disputed Aug. 9 presidential election, had said earlier on Monday that no new election would be held.

Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Hugh Lawson

for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up