Shushkevich spoke about the pleasure of signing of the Belovezhskaya agreements
The former President of Belarus Stanislav Shushkevich told that with pleasure signed the Belavezha accords. So Shushkevich answered the question about whether he has preserved any memorabilia from that event. “I had an ink pen, which I gladly all signed” — he said.
The former President of Belarus Stanislav Shushkevich told that with pleasure signed the Belavezha accords on the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He declared it in published on Thursday, December 8, an interview with Delfi.
So Shushkevich answered the question about whether he has preserved any memorabilia from the time of those events.
“Everything is preserved. Who is where. I have my pen gave man, a foreigner (…). I had an ink pen, which I gladly all signed” — he said.
According to Shushkevich, the leaders of the three republics — Russia, Ukraine and Belarus “are not going to Belovezhskaya Pushcha to take a decision, which is ultimately accepted”. “I invited Yeltsin to solve economic issues. The situation was that,” he explained.
8 December 1991 the leaders of the republics-founders of the USSR, Boris Yeltsin (Russia), Leonid Kravchuk (Ukraine) and Shushkevich in Belovezhskaya Pushcha was signed an agreement (known as Belovezhskaya agreement), which declared the termination of activity of the USSR and creating the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Shushkevich from 1991 to 1994 he was Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus, a member of the Communist party of the Soviet Union since 1968.