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Over 87% of Belarusian population supports current government — Lukashenko

The president noted that "there are also dissatisfied people"

MINSK, February 26. /TASS/. Polling results in Belarus indicate that the current government is supported by more than 87% of the population, the President of the Republic, Alexander Lukashenko, said at a meeting with the Secretary General of the CIS, head of the observer mission from the organization Sergey Lebedev.

"As always, we are trying to analyze how the election is going. And we see that the current government is supported by more than 87% of the population. They definitely support it. There is a small number of people who oppose it," BelTA news agency quotes Lukashenko as saying.

The President noted that "there are also dissatisfied people." "We understand this perfectly well. Therefore, in this electoral cycle, we need to reflect and draw appropriate conclusions; we need to fix some things. We don't have many such problems," Lukashenko said. - We will tighten them up and fix them over the year. And I am sure that even more people will turn out for the presidential election."

During the first single voting day in the history of Belarus on February 25, 110 deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly and more than 12,500 deputies of local councils were elected for terms of five years. The turnout for the elections was 73.09%. Earlier, Lukashenko announced that he would run for president in 2025.