Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya announced her readiness to provide President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko with guarantees of personal safety in case of his resignation. She stated this in an interview with Ukrainian journalist Dmitry Gordon.
Responding to a question journalist, Tikhanovskaya promised guarantees of personal safety of Lukashenka in case of his resignation. According to her,, providing such “guarantees” should be the result of negotiations between Lukashenka and the opposition.
How is it usually done – small house with personal security – Yes
– she added.
At the same time, Tikhanovskaya said, that the protests in Belarus “did not fade”, just changed their shape. She predicted massive exits to opposition rallies for this spring. According to her,, currently the people cannot “act openly”, because they are afraid “go to jail”.
Protests in Belarus have not died out. The picture has changed, the form of protest has changed. But the protest movement, protest moods have not gone anywhere
– she told, adding, what, in its opinion, protests will continue in spring.
The leader of the Belarusian opposition is confident, that Lukashenka is kept in power only through violence against the people. She called on the international community to increase pressure on Lukashenka, so that the power in Belarus changes.