Today is the penultimate day of collecting signatures for presidential candidates. Initiative groups of participants in the election campaign actively handed petitions to election commissions. And they themselves potential presidential candidates have met with politicians and experts talking about what reforms they will do if he wins the election and avoid the Lukashenko government.
The leader of the "Tell the Truth" Nyaklyayeu today gathered journalists from Belarusian and foreign media at a press conference at which he presented the doctrine of foreign policy, which he called "responsible" neighborhood.
The politician said that if he wins the election on December 19 will leave the Russian vector as a priority for Belarus because it is "vitally important" for the country — he said:
"We're not going in the event of coming to power to take any sudden movements that would lead to the collapse of the existing agreements with Russia. This applies both to the economic, social, humanitarian and military units."
In this case, Mr. Nekljaev not rule out that after his rise to power will audit all agreements with Russia. However, for example, a lease for Russia in Belarus two military sites ahead of time will not be stopped. The politician also urged not to demonize the Russian capital, and did not rule out his participation in the privatization of Belarusian pipelines and refineries.
Speaking about the relations between Belarus and the European Union, Mr Nekljaev said that will have to start from scratch, because so far there is not even agreement on partnership and cooperation between Minsk and Brussels, and Belarus only on the continent is not a member of the Council of Europe.
Belarus under President Neklyaeva will seek the World Trade Organization, while remaining within the framework of the Customs Union and the Common Economic Space. With NATO Belarus to cooperate in the framework of the "Partnership for Peace". Soon join the European Union in Belarus is unrealistic, the politician said: it will be possible along with membership in the organization of Ukraine and Russia.
Answering the question of where in the event of winning the election Nyaklyaeu set your first visit: to Moscow, Brussels and Washington, the politician said: "In the east, to the east."
Meanwhile another opposition candidate for president Andrei Sannikov Today was the West. In Berlin, he met with German politicians, government agencies, and journalists.
Mr. Sannikov said that Belarus now has a chance to get rid of the dictatorship, it was in connection with the current election campaign.
At the round table with the participation of German experts Andrei Sannikov stated forecast of Belarus after President Alexander Lukashenko:
"On this occasion, there were many questions: what are the steps done after Lukashenka from power? Did I say that it is necessary to immediately restore the separation of powers. To do this, you may have to collect the Constituent Assembly to hold normal elections to the parliament, to guarantee the independence of courts . Immediately need to take the economy and the financial system, because the country will be very difficult to repay those debts, which makes Lukashenko. And we will have to answer for the actions that have been made here during the dictatorship. "
According to Sannikov, during its meeting in Berlin was a lot of interest in the events in our country:
"There is hope that things will start to move in Belarus. But there are concerns about the methods that you can use a dictatorship. "
The candidate of the UCP Yaroslav Romanchuk also made political statements.
At a meeting of the Liberal Club, he called razdmuty drastically reduce bureaucracy, leaving a total of 8 ministries to reform the presidential administration to the level of the secretariat and to abolish the management office of the president, and a number of ministries:
"A lot of whom: the Ministry of Commerce, the information industry … We must Ministry of industry, agriculture, education, translated into the category of agencies that would make laws for the development of these industries, and would not be psevdakamertsyynymi structures that simply prevent investors and the private sector" .
During the day, Yaroslav Romanchuk worked on the picket lines in districts of Minsk region.
The candidate of the BCD Vitaly Rymashevski Also today participated in the collection of signatures. In addition, he made a statement in support of the family pastor of the Pentecostal Church of Mogilev Vitaliy Radchenko, in which local authorities want to take away land from home yesterday and tried to destroy the bulldozer fence:
"This is a terrible fact, an example of absolutely corrupt power and absolute disregard for human rights in Belarus. Mode actually saves our Soviet methods of control, so we have to prepare for a serious struggle."