The leader of democratic Belarus Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya meets the foreign minister of the Netherlands Stef Blok and Dutch Ambassador Bonnie Horbach.
Minsk protesters announced their own “inauguration of the real president”, on Sunday. The protesters plan to recognize Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya the legitimate leader.
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya during a visit to Lithuania on September 29.
Tsikhanouskaya claims she won the August 9 presidential election in Belarus, defeating long-ruling strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
She fled to Lithuania amid a crackdown on protesters by Lukashenka, who has refused to admit defeat.
Belarusian democratic leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya denounced swearing-in of Lukashenko for a sixth term, saying he was “neither a legal nor a legitimate head of Belarus”. “This so-called inauguration is a farce. In fact, today Lukashenka just retired” – Sviatlana said