Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree according to which, in the event of the death of the head of state, power in the country will be transferred to the Security Council.
“The document provides that in the event of the death of the head of state as a result of an assassination attempt, committing an act of terrorism, external aggression, or other violent actions, all state bodies and their officials act in accordance with the decisions of the Security Council, which is chaired by the Prime Minister,” reports BelTA. with reference to the press service of the President of Belarus.
In this case, a state of emergency or martial law will be immediately introduced in Belarus. At the same time, the Security Council with the participation of the governors will make a decision on holding elections in the republic.
Earlier, Lukashenko promised to sign a decree according to which power in Belarus will be built in case of an emergency. According to Lukashenko, this decree will become “one of the principal ones” “in a quarter of a century” of his presidency.