Tikhanovskaya disproves reports of opposition’s plans to shut down borders with Russia

Tikhanovskaya disproves reports of opposition’s plans to shut down borders with Russia
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Former Belarusian presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has disproved reports claiming that the Belarusian opposition wants to shut down borders with Russia, APA reports citing Onet.

"There were people saying that we want to shut down borders with Russia, this is nonsense," she said in an interview with the Polish news portal Onet published on Wednesday. She stressed that the Coordination Council set up by the opposition had disproved those reports.

Tikhanovskaya was asked about Belarus’ policy on Russia in case of a new election. She noted that the policy would be determined by the elected president. She stressed that her main goal for now is to hold a new presidential election in the republic.

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