Putin and Xi Jinping congratulate Lukashenko on winning the elections

The leaders of Russia and China have sent congratulatory telegrams to the Belarusian President.

On August 10th the Kremlin website published a congratulatory telegram, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Belarusian colleague Alexander Lukashenko on his re-election as head of state.

As BelTA reports, the head of China also sent his congratulations to the newly elected president of Belarus.

“On behalf of the Government of China and the Chinese people, as well as on my own behalf, I express warm congratulations and best wishes”, –  quotes the agency word Xi Jinping.