26 Jun 2020 14:43

Minsk to invite int'l observers to monitor presidential election

MINSK. June 26 (Interfax) - Belarus will invite international observers to monitor its presidential election consistent with the recommendations of the Health Ministry, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said.

"Yes, we will," Makei told journalists in Minsk on Friday.

The Foreign Ministry has asked the Health Ministry for information about the national epidemiological situation, he said.

"We have asked the Health Ministry's opinion on the epidemiological situation in Belarus and our actions, in case of the arrival of foreign elections observers. We will formulate the invitation on the basis of this information," Makei said.

The Belarusian presidential election is scheduled to take place on August 9.