The Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has warned Kyiv to stop fighting or there will be “further destruction of Ukraine.
Lukashenko further warned Ukraine that “a huge number of people” could “die” and that “Everything is in Ukraine’s hands now.”
The Belarusian dictator urged President Volodymyr Zelensky to “stop” otherwise” Ukraine will be “destroyed completely.”
Lukashenko who is a close ally of Vladimir Putin told reporters on Thursday afternoon, “Everything is in Ukraine’s hands now if they don’t want a huge number of people to die.
“It’s hard, it’s complicated, it’s difficult, but if they want it they have to stop… further will be the destruction of Ukraine.”
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To date Belarus has not directly entered the war in Ukraine but they have been housing thousands of Russian troops and hae sent weaponry and missiles to Russia.
Earlier today the Kremlin issued a statement saying that Kyiv government “has every opportunity” to “end the suffering” in Ukraine if they meet all their demands.
Kyiv could “end the suffering” for millions of their population by meeting the Kremlin’s demands which will resolve the conflict and “bring the situation back to normal.”
The Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said, “The leadership of Ukraine has every opportunity to bring the situation back to normal, has every opportunity to resolve the situation in such a way as to fulfil the requirements of the Russian side and, accordingly, end all possible suffering among the population.”
In March, the Kremlin issued Ukraine with a list of demands to stop the war, they said, firstly, that Ukraine ceases military action, secondly, Ukraine amends their constitution so they will not join any bloc, such as NATO or the EU.
Lastly the Kremlin said that Ukraine must recognise that Crimea is now Russian territory, and Luhansk and Donetsk are independent states.