MOSCOW, October 1. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has had a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to reaffirm Russia’s position that attempts to interfere in domestic affairs of a sovereign states as well as foreign pressure on legitimate authorities are inadmissible, the Kremlin press service reported following a phone call initiated by the French side.
"The situation that emerged following the Belarusian presidential elections was also touched upon. The Russian side reaffirmed its principled position that it is inadmissible to attempt any interreference in domestic affairs of a sovereign state or put pressure on legitimate authorities from overseas," the statement reads.
Speaking at the general debates at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly in late September, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey said that some of its Western neighbors are trying to push the country into chaos and set it back in development. Belarus is "experiencing foreign interference aimed at undermining the basics of the constitutional system," according to him. Earlier, Lukashenko said that Belarusians themselves would reach an agreement and settle the crisis without any foreign interference.