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Lukashenko instructed to deal with detention of citizens on the protests

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has charged to understand "all the arrests that occurred in recent days," said the speaker of the Council of the Republic of Natalia Kochanova, which quoted telegram-Sputnik of Belarus.

According to her, Lukashenko "heard the opinion of labour collectives".

Also, the TV channel "Belarus 1" she stated that the country does not need war, and called "stop the destruction" and destruction of everything created over the years of independence.

In cities of Belarus after the presidential elections on 9 August began mass protests.

According to the CEC, Lukashenko won with a score of 80,08 percent of the vote.

Citizens say they do not agree with the preparation and results of the voting.

Unauthorized actions harshly suppressed by the security forces, using tear gas, water cannons, stun grenades, and rubber bullets.

As reported, the interior Ministry, one person was killed.