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MINSK, November 17. /TASS/. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday he keeps numerous pets at his farm, including horses, sheep and even ostriches.
"A man should love animals. If he does not love them, he is not a man," Lukashenko told a news conference.
"I have many pets," he said, adding that he keeps ostriches, rabbits, ducks, geese and chickens at his farm.
"I also have 10 cows, 10 goats, 15 sheep, seven or eight horses," the president said.
He said he has four dogs and three cats.
"I love animals. Your life depends on the way you treat nature and animals," Lukashenko stated.