The United States will not recognize the reelection of Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko as legitimate, a State Department spokesperson told Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Wednesday.
“The elections August 9 were neither free nor fair. The announced results were fraudulent and did not convey legitimacy,” the spokesperson said. “The United States cannot consider [Lukashenko] the legitimately elected leader of Belarus.”
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Source:: The Washington Free Beacon