Lukashenko described the residents of Western Ukraine
MINSK, 29 Jul — RIA Novosti. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko “wants” to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine will soon be over.
“I really want to see in the brotherly Ukraine the war ended that they began to live like human beings. For me it is the most important issue,” — said Lukashenko, speaking about prospects of development of foreign policy of Belarus in the coming year. The words of the President results on Friday, the press service of the head of state.
Lukashenko said that Ukraine and its people are native to Belarus. “This is a very hard-working people that I studied well and I know ever since his youth — I had to serve in the Western border district. I so-called Ukrainian zapadentsev well-learned. This is a very hard-working, decent people should just be able to talk,” he said.
The President said that the Belarusians and Ukrainians “are not simply neighbors — we are family, brothers.” “We are for Ukraine. This is important where we need to exert maximum effort to localize this problem”, — said the Belarusian leader.
He added that if the conflict will grow, it will affect a lot of people.