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The CEC of Belarus said about the use of Babariko assistance from abroad

The state control Committee of Belarus has no information of use by the applicant for the post of President, former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko foreign financial assistance, said Tuesday the head of the CEC Lidia Yermoshina.

The Central election Commission of Belarus at a meeting on Tuesday discussing the issue of registration of candidates in presidents.

"The national audit office has reliable information about the facts of use of Babariko person nominated as a presidential candidate, foreign financial assistance. So, after the official dismissal from the post of Chairman of the Board of Belgazprombank, as well as before and after registration of the initiative group for nomination of a candidate Babariko, in the interests of the electoral campaign the latter was used material and other resources of the Bank," Yarmoshyna said at the meeting.

She also said that Belagazprombank more than 99% owned by two shareholders – Gazprom and Gazprombank, that is "almost entirely foreign enterprise".