Cuba’s socialist Castro dictatorship dispatched its puppet president to announce its support for Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko, proclaiming him a “legitimate president.” Of course the corrupt, repressive, and murderous Cuban dictatorship supports another corrupt, repressive, and murderous dictatorship and believes it’s legitimate. Tyrants of a feather always flock together.
Diaz-Canel comes out in support of Lukashenko: ‘He’s the legitimate president’
Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel came out and offered public support for the Belarusian regime facing a wave of protests and claims of fraud over the reelection of Alexander Lukashenko.
As he has done on other occasions, the leader put into action one of the plays from the Castro playbook to defend allied regimes: sovereignty and self-determination.
“Cuba rejects foreign interference against the sovereignty and self-determination of Belarus. We reiterate our solidarity with the country’s legitimate president, Alexander Lukashenko and our brothers in Belarus,” Diaz-Canel wrote on Twitter.
For the past several weeks, Belarus has seen political conflict marked by claims of electoral fraud. Although the official election results gave the victory to Lukashenko, thousands of people took to the streets of Minsk and other cities to protest the leader’s continuing reign, which began in 1994.
It’s important to note that two of the presidential candidates who were challenging Lukashenko were imprisoned and third, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, had to flee the country due to threats from the regime.
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