Lukashenka promised not to kick out Western diplomats

President Lukashenko urged Western diplomats not to pack their bags because of the sanctions for new sanctions. He stated this at a meeting on socio-economic development, BelTA informs.

According to the head of the republic, some embassy officials are already packing their bags and declaring that they will be thrown out tomorrow. “I must reassure them: we have no one’s suitcases and we are not going to take what is in the suitcases. We will not kick anyone out. We will do this in a civilized manner in accordance with international law, “he said.

The Belarusian leader urged diplomats to calm down and put their bags back. “If we inform you that you are persona non grata, you will have time to take these suitcases and leave. Although this is your right, “he added.

Earlier, Lukashenka called on the government to work out anti-sanction measures in a military manner and without red tape.