The interior Ministry of Belarus, told observers from the CIS on elections

The mission of CIS observers in the elections of the President of Belarus met with the leadership of the interior Ministry, which told about the measures taken for ensuring law and order during the election campaign, said on Wednesday the headquarters of the mission.

According to the report, "July 29, 2020 in Minsk hosted a meeting of the chief of staff of mission of CIS observers at the presidential elections in Belarus by Viktar Huminski, Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Republic Alexander Barsukov".

"Badgers have been informed about the measures taken by the Ministry to ensure law and order at campaign events, meetings with voters, security of polling stations during early voting and on election day, 9 August", - stated in the message.

At the meeting Guminsky told about the powers and principles of the mission, the manner of its formation, noting that long-term CIS observers has started monitoring the election campaign in the regions of Belarus.

In Belarus, the campaign for the presidential election, primary election day is scheduled for August 9, early voting will begin on 4 August. Candidates for the highest office was five people, the incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko is running for a sixth term. The election campaign is accompanied by the arrests of opposition politicians and activists, as well as unauthorized protests. According to the CEC of Belarus, currently 75 accredited election observers from the CIS.