Czech President Milos Zeman suggested that former presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who was in the country from June 6 to 10 at the invitation of the Speaker of the Senate (upper house) of the Parliament of the republic, open a representative office of the Belarusian opposition in Prague. The head of state said this on Thursday on the radio station Frekvence 1.
“It was a friendly meeting [with Tikhanovskaya in Prague]. I suggested to her that the Belarusian opposition should open an office in Prague. That would probably be good, “ Zeman said.
In addition to Zeman, Tikhanovskaya was received in Prague by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, met with the leaders of both chambers of the Parliament of the republic, and Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhanek. As a guest of honor, she spoke at a meeting of the upper house of the supreme legislative body.
Recall that in Belarus on August 9 last year, presidential elections were held, in which, according to the official data of the CEC, Alexander Lukashenko won, who received 80.10% of the vote. The second place with 10.12% was taken by Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. She did not recognize the results of the citizens ‘ will and left the country. After the results of the vote were summed up, mass protests began in the republic.