Alexander Lukashenko said he did not claim to power in Russia, and that he is quite the presidency in Belarus.
"In Russia, Lukashenko normally are, by the way, as in Lithuania. But that does not mean that I pretend to Monomakh in the Kremlin or in your Lithuanian state. Quite the authorities in Belarus", — Lukashenka said in an interview with the Lithuanian newspaper "Lithuanian Courier ", released on Thursday.
"I normally work with. People respect me. Yeah I have no time for that — I've had enough of this bread, any longer. Revere Russians Lukashenko, so you use it. Dirt Do not attempt to lower his authority in the Russian society, the more than that turns all the way around, "- he said.
"I would like someone to Belarus became part of Russia. So we tossed union state constitution does not accept, as the contract is written, and offered the single currency in the form of the Russian ruble and the issue of money will only be in Russia. Would you agree to it? disenfranchised Belarus and Russia fully fledged. If something needs to be, run by the Kremlin, knock on the door or get on your knees to beg for something. Why Russia is a form of relations with Belarus? "- continued Mr. Lukashenko.
Referring to the issue of recognition by Belarus of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, Alexander Lukashenko said: "They say:" Belarus has not recognized Ossetia and Abkhazia. "Excuse me, but that Lithuania recognized? No. But you do not brew Lithuania. Kazakhstan and Ukraine, with which Russia seems to be on friendly terms today recognized Ossetia and Abkhazia? No, not guilty. Why this attitude to Belarus? means it is not in Ossetia and Abkhazia, "- said Alexander Lukashenko.
In an interview with "Lithuanian Courier", Alexander Lukashenko also expressed the opinion that the "Eastern Partnership" — is "probably some kind of ill-conceived, has not been fully costed action".
"Moreover, there were signs that are alarming. For example, as previously demanded from us certain concessions in different directions, and now we are trying to put at a disadvantage. So, forming a parliamentary assembly in the" Euronest "of the" Eastern Partnership ", we offer "You know, it is necessary to get along with parliamentarians there wasand the opposition. "Well, we do not mind. But in Ukraine and in Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and so on, all of who are members of the" Eastern Partnership " be represented the opposition, "- said Lukashenko.