OREANDA-NEWS. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, addressing the participants in illegal protests in Kazakhstan, suggested that they try to negotiate with the authorities of the republic. This was reported in the Telegram channel "Pool of the First", close to the press service of the Belarusian head of state.

Lukashenko also believes that the protesters should apologize to the military.

“I would like to address these protesters from Belarusians. I would simply tell them: make some noise, shout, that's enough, we need to negotiate. It is possible to come to an agreement with the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ... We must go, kneel down, apologize to the military ... ”- Lukashenko said.

According to him, the current situation with illegal protests on the territory of Kazakhstan served as a lesson for Belarus.

On January 5, protests in Kazakhstan escalated into riots and pogroms. More than a thousand citizens have suffered. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, eight police officers were killed and another 317 were injured.

Earlier it was reported that in Alma-Ata looters attacked the TV channels Mir, Kazakhstan, Khabar 24, Eurasia and KTK.