Lukashenko Believes That Strikers At Enterprises In Belarus "Do Not Make The Weather"
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko was informed on Monday at the Minsk wheel tractor plant that the country's factories are generally working, after which he spoke about calls for strikes at enterprises, according to the BelTA news Agency.
"I know, even though some wander. Well, 150 at some enterprise, even 200 people do not make the weather, first of all. Secondly, we must understand that the "bad" President kept an extra number so that people were not thrown out on the street. We must proceed from this. Who wants to work, let them work. They don't want to work, well, we won't force them," Lukashenko is quoted as saying.
He arrived by helicopter at the MZKT, where he is due to meet with the company's staff amid reports of a strike.
Meanwhile, several dozen people gathered near the MZKT checkpoint to Express solidarity with the workers. Besides, hundreds of workers from electrical and tractor plants are moving to the plant.
Earlier in mass media appeared information about the fact that the large enterprises of Belarus are going Monday to go on strike in protest against the election results and police brutality.