In the Great Hall of the Palace of the Republic, a solemn ceremony of inauguration of newly elected President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
In the presence of senior officials, as well as numerous invited to the inauguration of Alexander Lukashenko, his right hand on the Constitution of Belarus, said the words of the oath, "assuming the office of President of the Republic of Belarus, I solemnly swear to faithfully serve the people of the Republic of Belarus, to respect and protect human rights and freedoms and citizen, to respect and defend the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, piously and faithfully execute entrusted to me by the high duties. "
After signing of oath of Chairman of the Central Election Commission Lydia Yermoshina handed President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus license.
Lukashenka: No "Maidan" and "The Square" in our society will not get any
No "Maidan" and "The Square" in our society do not threaten. This was announced today at the inauguration ceremony, the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
According to the President, the virus of "color revolutions" affects only weak countries, whose body is exhausted state economic and social problems, and the government is at odds with the public. "In Belarus, for it does not have the culture medium," — said the President.
"That's why I give you a firm guarantee: a limit of revolutions and upheavals exhausted, no" Maidan "and" The Square "in our society will not get any, — said Alexander Lukashenko. — The security and stability of the Belarusian house we uberezhem of any intrigues both outside and inside. Indeed, any power, and the more power of the people is worth something, if it can defend itself. "
Lukashenko: Belarus for a dozen years has made a giant leap forward
For fifteen years, Belarus has made a giant leap forward, successfully overcome all the hardships and difficulties. This was announced today at the inauguration ceremony, the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
"Many copies broken in disputes about who plays a big role in the story — the identity of the political leader and the people, — said Alexander Lukashenko. — I think that the truth is not in the priority of one of these components. In their agreement, mutual trust and coordination. It is through this unity, mutual understanding and a half dozen years together we have made a giant leap forward, successfully overcome all the hardships and difficulties. "
He reminded what our country was in 1994 — "poor, driven" svyadomymi demakratami "to handle, where hundreds of thousands of hungry people took to the streets demanding work, wages, and a piece of bread which was falling apart and plundered everything they can. Where the role of the state ideology claimed rabid nationalism with its Russophobia and obscurantism. "
"We have not had a solid gold reserves, no natural resources, no strong financial support from the outside. There were only a hardworking hands, bright mind and talent of our people — the president said. — And yet — our faith in each other and the only hope for the forces. And this simple recipe social worked better than any intricate economic theories and political technology. "
"We are not allowed to destroy the country, we are not allowed to trample in the mud aspirations of the people, we have strengthened the nation, we have preserved the peace and harmony in society. Our policy in Belarus is not oligarchic structures, mass unemployment and impoverishment of people, "- said the head of state.
Lukashenko: Belarusian people choose sacred and undeniable
The choice of the Belarusian people is sacred and undeniable. This was announced today at the inauguration ceremony, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
The head of state, giving the oath of allegiance to the Fatherland and the people, he felt above all gratitude for the trust and support of the citizens, as well as a great responsibility for a common destiny. "Voices of millions of honest and faithful people that the last time we stood up for the coolest historical turns, inspire and give new strength," — said the president.
According to Alexander Lukashenko, the question was not just in the choice of the president, and in fact was decided the fate of the country: it be independent and strong, or get into bondage, the Belarusian people to determine its own development path and to give all at the mercy of those who are ready for a song to sell their land and destroy the common house.
"The trust of the people today imposes specific requirements and obligations. Forces to be very responsible and fair leader, both in relation to his supporters, and to the people of alternative views, because true democracy is based not only on the approval of the will of the majority, but also in the protection of minority rights, "- said the head of state.
"To put the campaign, noting that she was completely open (any longer), democratic, in full compliance with national law, international practice and the cruel demands of those observers who came to us. Fortunately, yesterday we learned that even the Europeans to the results of our elections is not claimed, — said Alexander Lukashenko. — But for me especially expensive that Belarusian elections were eloquent testimony to the indissoluble unity of government and citizens. "
The President noted that the people have its say, reaffirming that Belarus — a free, democratic state. "Made it a choice — sacred and undeniable: it no wonder the ancient voice of the people equated to the voice of God," — said Alexander Lukashenko.
"Some politicians, foreign countries and international organizations that prefer to forget the age-old principle of democracy. But it is up to them. Leave them out of the equation, — said Alexander Lukashenko. — Our people did not falter at the crucial moment, can not be either an economic dictatorship, no to political provocations, nor the hysteria shtetl corrupt politicians and journalists. Together, we have kept the main thing — the world of the Belarusian land, unity and national dignity. "
The President thanked the countrymen for resistance, wisdom and patience. "I express my gratitude to the States, political leaders and all foreign friends who were with us in this difficult hour. And I want to remind detractors Belarusian folk wisdom: Do not inflate the fire from a neighbor — the fire may inadvertently spread to your house ", — concluded the President.
Lukashenko: New times require more dynamic and results
New times require from everyone, and especially from managers at various levels, greater dynamics and efficiency. This was announced today at the inauguration ceremony, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
"Every year we try to do even better, sending 75% of all exports, which manufacture, — said the head of state. — And it will work does not go into the pocket of the oligarchs, not leaked abroad and returned to the people in the form of wages and social benefits of investment in the domestic economy. And always will be! ".
Through the efforts of labor groups, regional and national authorities in the five years Belarus has increased by 2.5 times the gross domestic product in nominal terms.
Alexander Lukashenko expressed his appreciation to the previous government led by Sergei Sidorsky for fruitful work. "Forming the new Council of Ministers is changing. But even those who did not enter into it, will be in demand in our country and our people, "- he added.
The president said that "new times require all of us, and especially the managers of different levels, more dynamic and greater efficiency." Over the years, laid a solid foundation for long-term, sustainable development. "Now the main task — to move from the restoration and preservation of multiple augmentation of all creation. This is our strategy and guideline for the next five years — the president said. — The main driver of growth should become business activity, initiative, creativity of citizens. "
"Our strategic goal — to bring the leaders of Belarus in the technological and intellectual development. To give a new look of the Belarusian economy, modernizing its structure, as well as industry and agriculture on the basis of the most advanced production facilities and technologies, creating incentives for domestic and foreign investment, "- said Alexander Lukashenko.
According to him, "we have to be done to ensure that our society is improved, developed, and the state has become more just and caring towards our people."
Lukashenko: Belarus will continue to implement a multi-vector foreign policy
Belarus will continue the implementation of a multi-vector foreign policy based on the priority of national interests. This was announced today at the inauguration ceremony, the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, BelTA has learned.
"Conscious of the geopolitical role of Belarus as a link between East and West, as an integral part of Europe and the former Soviet Union, we will continue the implementation of a multi-vector foreign policy based on the priority of national interests, and the construction of the Union State, strengthening integration in the framework of the Common Economic Space, the Eurasian Economic Community , the CIS and other international entities, "- said Alexander Lukashenko.
He stressed that "we will make the most out of cooperation with Russia, Ukraine, China, Venezuela, our other strategic partners, as well as with the European Union, the United States, all states of the world community."
Lukashenka: "He worry, your president — your president, and he will never let you down "
Drawing on history and tradition, Belarus will be able to respond adequately to any challenges. This was stated by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said at the inauguration ceremony, BelTA has learned.
Alexander Lukashenko noted that there is still much to do and to achieve the goals the country has all the possibilities: experience, a clear understanding of development priorities and the tremendous creative potential, inexhaustible energy of the people.
"All of us should unite to look after our common home — native Belarus. By wise sayings, only homeland encompasses that is dear to all. Drawing on history and tradition, the specific features of the national character — honesty and hard work, courage and justice, tolerance, devotion to duty and patriotism — we can adequately respond to any challenges, "- said the head of state.
He stressed that the glorious past should be supported by large-scale works of the current generations. "And then the word" Belarus "respectfully sounds all over the world, our children and grandchildren will live in a prosperous European country and be proud of the pages, which we shall enter into the biography of our country," — said the president.
He thanked the Belarusians for the choice made, and wished them good health, happiness, success, inexhaustible power for creative work for the good of the motherland. "If someone (and in this room and beyond who we see and hear today) still doubt whether he has made a choice, forgive my indiscretion, I say: do not worry, you made the right choice, your president — is your president, and he never let you down ", — assured Alexander Lukashenko.
Earlier it was reported that participation in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Belarus confirmed 32 heads of foreign diplomatic missions and international organizations.
At the same time, the ambassadors of the European Union in Belarus will not be present at the January 21 inauguration of Lukashenko in protest against electoral fraud and repression of the opposition and civil society in Belarus. Told reporters on 20 January in Brussels Maya Kochiyanchich, spokesman of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton. Kochiyanchich also said that the inauguration will not be attending the charge d'affaires of the EU in Belarus Jean-Eric Holzapfel.
As BelaPAN spokesman Alex Emelianenko Ukrainian embassy, Ambassador of Ukraine to Belarus Roman Bezsmertny for three days outside of Belarus, so the ceremony will not be able to get. Ukraine was represented at the inauguration of the charge d'affaires of Belarus.
Did not attend the inauguration of Lukashenko and head of the U.S. Embassy — Charge d'Affaires in Belarus Michael Scanlan, which is now in Grodno.
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