The opposition responded to Lukashenka's words about the Constitution, "not the woman"
The candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski and her colleagues commented on the words of the acting head of state Alexander Lukashenko about what the Constitution says, "no lady".
"We believe that we are not inferior, we are equal to men and believe that we will win," said Tikhanovski RBC.
She added that the coordinator of staff Victor Babariko Maria Kolesnikova and wife Valery Tsepkalo Veronica decided together with her to combine their efforts after male politicians failed to register in the candidates.
According to her, it came "by itself": my husband Sergei Tikhanovski arrested Victor Barbarino is in jail, and Valery Tsepkalo on isolation. Says Tikhanovski, women's opposition looks "natural and cool".
In turn, Veronika Tsepkalo said its ally needs support, as the government is trying to "exert pressure".
She noted that the opposition seeks to Express women's solidarity and prove that the basic law of the country "designed for women".
"And that under the Constitution a woman has a full right to become President," concluded Tsepkalo.
In late may, Lukashenko said that the Belarusian society is not "ready" to elect a woman President. From his point of view, the upcoming elections will win man. Later, Lukashenko explained that he respects women, but the Constitution represents such a burden that is "hard to bear" even the man.
The voting day in elections of the President of Belarus on 9 August. The CEC registered candidates, five people, denying two. Lukashenka is running for a sixth term. Passing the campaign was accompanied by the arrests of opposition politicians and activists, as well as unauthorized protests.