“Welcome to us,” Vystrčil wrote about the photo from the Charles Bridge, where he is with the Belarusian leader.
The 38-year-old Cichanouska is waiting for their private meetings from Monday to Thursday. She will also meet with President Milos Zeman, Prime Minister Andrej Babis (YES), and Foreign Minister Jakub Kolhanek (CSSD). He will address the upper house of parliament on Wednesday.
“The full program cannot be published for security reasons,” Vystrčil wrote on Friday.
A Belarusian politician is being tried in her country on the basis of an article of the Criminal Code dealing with calls for the seizure of power. The specific reason is that, on the initiative of the Belarusian opposition, it created a Coordination Council aimed at mediating a peaceful transition of power in the country. She faces between three and five years in prison. Russia placed Sichanowska among the wanted persons on the basis of an agreement with Belarus.
In the presidential elections that took place in August last year, the Roma region ran against the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko. According to the official results, he won only ten votes. However, many believe that he actually won more votes than Lukashenko, who officially won. The election results are not recognized by many countries or by the European Union.
Ciechanowska ran in the election in place of her husband, businessman, political activist and YouTuber Sjarhej Ciechanowski (42). The authorities refused to participate in the elections.
A Belarusian politician seeks to call a new presidential election in Belarus. According to her, Lukashenko lost his legitimacy, among other things, by violently suppressing peaceful anti-regime demonstrations. Soon after the presidential election, Chechenos traveled abroad to avoid arrest. She found asylum in Lithuania.