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The Senator commented on the situation with elections in Belarus

The head of the US Senate Committee for international Affairs Jim Risch called on the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko to resign if his re-election would be undemocratic.

"Mr. Lukashenko must allow a genuine tabulation of yesterday's vote to leave if, as reported, he was not re-elected in a democratic way. He also needs to immediately stop the suppression of the media, off the Internet, arrests and violence against those who seek no other way for Belarus. The peaceful transfer of power is vital for the future of Belarus and its sovereignty," - said in a written statement Risha.

Media reported about the possibility of the United States to buy Russian s-400 from Turkey

The US may be able to buy Russian s-400 from Turkey, thanks to the amendment to the draft law on budget allocations for national defence in 2021 (NDAA). It is reported by Defense News.

According to the information portal, the appropriate amendment was proposed by Republican Senator John Thune. In turn, a critic of the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign relations Jean Rish has proposed an amendment that would give the administration trump the authority to impose sanctions against Ankara for 30 days after the adoption of the law the NDAA in accordance with CAATSA (the law "On combating the enemies of America by sanctions").