28 Dec 2010 18:49

Lukashenko appoints Mikhail Myashikovich new Belarusian PM

MINSK. Dec 28 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed Mikhail Myasnikovich prime minister.

Myasnikovich has been appointed to the office following the recent presidential elections. In line with the Belarusian constitution, the previous government had to resign before the newly-elected president.

The previous Belarusian prime minister was Sergei Sidorsky.