Lukashenko has ruled out the failure of the Russian language in Belarus
The Belarusian President noted that the West country is useless, as there is “of good enough”.
Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that the country is not going to abandon the Russian language, but don’t forget Belarus.
“I emphasize (Russian language) — this is not Russian language. This is our common language that we created over the years. He is improving, evolving like living tissue. And together we invested a lot in improving the language,” Lukashenka is quoted by the presidential press service, during his meeting with Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev on Thursday in Minsk.
He called unfair criticism for the country’s two official languages and focus on national.
“What we Belarusian language is not forgotten, as it should be. It’s good that Belarusians have their own language. What we blame in this?” — said Lukashenko.
Although, he said, “we have the vast majority of people speak Russian language, and at home we have the language of communication is Russian”.
“I love to criticize in Russia, the establishment of relations between Belarus and Europe, supposedly the country decided to turn to the West. We in the West are useless. There this is kind of how Belarus enough without it,” — said Lukashenko.
“And I was like in the West, do you remember those times. Nothing here has changed. We, living in the heart of Europe, are compelled to pursue policies to preserve the country’s security, sovereignty, independence and stability that people lived normally. We cannot quarrel with either Russia or the West. Our fate is such,” — stressed the head of state.