Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of the Russian LDPR party, believes that Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko should go on vacation for three months, replacing himself with a Pro-Russian candidate. During this time, the country’s Parliament can vote for Belarus to join the Russian Federation.
Belarus may become part of Russia by the end of 2020, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of the Russian LDPR party, said on Ekho Moskvy radio.
«[To President Of Belarus Alexander] Lukashenko must now replace himself with a neutral, Pro-Russian person. Let him appoint him Prime Minister of Belarus and go on vacation for three months, and all issues will be decided by the new Prime Minister. The Parliament will be his hand, » Zhirinovsky said.
In his opinion, during this time, the country’s Parliament will have to vote on Belarus ‘ joining Russia.
«And they will then become part of the (Russian Federation) until January 1, 2021. There will be two regions – Minsk and Mogilev, » the politician said
Zhirinovsky believes that new elections in Belarus are not necessary, because Lukashenko «does not want to be the loser».
«It is in his interest to leave beautifully, like Bohdan Khmelnytsky, so that he will go down in history. Let Belarus join Russia and he will sign all the documents as the last President. This is the only painless way. We are not talking about occupation. We won’t do anything wrong. They will have lower prices for gas, oil, and energy resources. And Belarusians will be delighted with this accession, » the LDPR leader said.