Belarusian leader Lukashenko to visit Moscow ‘in coming days’ for talks: Kremlin

Belarusian President Lukashenko meets with Russian Prime Minister Mishustin in Minsk

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko will visit Moscow for talks “in the coming days”, the Kremlin said on Monday.

Russia is a close ally of Lukashenko who is facing a political crisis at home after huge protests erupted across Belarus following last month’s presidential election that his opponents say was rigged.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Osborn)

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