Lukashenko: Religion Will Not Be Studied In Schools


Aleksander Lukashenko claimed in his address to Belarusian people and the National Assembly that he considers Belarus an example of peaceful coexistence of religions.

Being asked about the possibility of introducing religious education in Belarusian schools the president answered that he will not do it for numerous reasons.

God give our tolerance like ours to other countries including Russia, Alexander Lukashenko said.

No steps in the fied of interreligious relations should be made, especially among school students, he believes. Such subtle matters should not be touched upon, the president said. “Let us flow with the river, so to say, and let’s not upheave the society or make our main religions compete”, – Lukashenko claimed.