French President Emmanuel macron said that the European Union does not want to change the fate of Ukraine in the way out of the political crisis. This is reported by TASS.

According to Macron, the EU is interested in a democratic transition period in Belarus. The French leader also said that the Russian President responded positively to the OSCE’s offer to become a mediator in Belarus. At the same time, the head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko “agreed reluctantly”.

Earlier, Belarusian foreign Minister Vladimir Makei had a telephone conversation with us Deputy Secretary of state for political Affairs David Hale. Makei thanked the United States for their continued support of the sovereignty and independence of Belarus, the report said.

Presidential elections in Belarus were held on August 9. According to the CEC, Lukashenko scored 80 percent. Mass protests broke out across the country and were violently dispersed. Seven thousand people were arrested and four people are known to have died.