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Moscow believes Belarus constitutional reform could resolve crisis: Russian news agencies

FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a news conference following a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Moscow, Russia August 11, 2020. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow considers reform of the Belarusian constitution a viable solution to the country’s political crisis, Russian news agencies reported foreign minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Sunday.

Lavrov was also reported to have said that Moscow also believes that the situation in Belarus, where there have been large-scale protests since its disputed election on Aug. 9, is now stabilising.

Reporting by Polina Ivanova; Editing by David Goodman