MINSK, February 23 (BelTA) – There is no reason for Belarus to retain all the attention on the subject of human rights, except for the sole purpose of exercising political pressure on the legitimate government, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said during his speech at the 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, BelTA has learned

“Belarus is a young and independent state which continues to develop, in an evolutionary way We have never claimed that our country is perfect But we totally disagree with the subjective accusations of human rights violations man brought against us at the United Nations Human Rights Council by some of its members There is no reason why Belarus should retain all the attention on the subject of human rights, except for the sole purpose of exerting political pressure on the legitimate government, ”noted Vladimir Makei

No country in Europe is under such intense pressure from Western countries as Belarus, he said “It seems that someone cannot get used to the idea that, despite the strong political and economic pressure, the Belarusian state continues to pursue its own strategy as defined by its people rather than using the proceeds. of Western inspiration, “noted the Minister

Belarus has been the victim of a brutal attack from the outside for this independent position, noted Vladimir Makei. The dissatisfaction of part of the population with the results of the presidential election was chosen as the reason, according to him “In order to overthrow the current government, all kinds of mechanisms have been used to destabilize the internal situation: fake news, political and financial support from outside, supposedly ‘bottom-up’ protests to a wide range of political sanctions and economical But Belarus resisted. We have preserved the country, its sovereignty and its independence ”, noted the Minister

The Minister added that thousands of Belarusians from all social strata, people of different professions and opinions attended the Belarusian People’s Congress in Minsk He pointed out that the discussions and decisions of the assembly of the People convincingly showed the support of the majority for the state policy aimed at promoting the social and economic rights of the people, the cohesion of the Belarusian people and the commitment to constructive changes in social and political life, including forthcoming constitutional reform and measures to encourage political activity of citizens

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