America’s No. 2 Diplomat Meets Leader of Belarusian Opposition in Lithuania to Discuss “Transfer of Power”
Tsikhanouskaya told Biegun she would be willing to accept a peaceful transfer of power from Lukashenko negotiated by international bodies
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya discussed the political crisis in Belarus with US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, Radio Svaboda reports.
Tsikhanouskaya expressed her readiness to resolve the crisis through a dialogue on the peaceful transfer of power, including with the mediation of international organizations.
At the same time, she called on all countries to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Belarus. “Only the people of Belarus will decide their future in new fair and free elections,” she said.
Tsikhanouskaya recalled the need for “an impartial investigation of the crimes committed by the Belarusian authorities against their people”.
The meeting between Tsikhanouskaya and Biegun took place in Vilnius. After that Biegun will visit Moscow.
Source: Charter 97