Congress of Democratic Forces Permitted by Authorities
On 15 May in Minsk city executive committee the deputy chair of the United Civil party Ihar Shynkaryk was given a written answer with a permission to hold the Congress of democratic forces of Belarus.
’Minsk city executive committee is not against holding a congress on 26-27 May 2007, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the assembly hall of the Palace of Culture of MAZ (Minks automobile plant) (Partyzanski Avenue, 117A). In order to use these premises you should conclude a treaty with the direction of the branch of the unitary enterprise MAZ, the Palace of Culture of MAZ. The program of the event, issues of public order maintenance should be accorded with the Internal Affairs department of the Minsk city executive committee,’ the answer reads.
As said by Ihar Shynkaryk, the decision had been signed by the chairman of the city executive committee Nikalai Miatlitski. Written answers are addressed to the chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front party Vintsuk Viachorka, the first secretary of the party of the Communists of Belarus Siarhei Kaliakin and the chairman of the United Civil Party Anatol Liabedzka.
As we have informed, previously the director of the Palace of Culture of MAZ Aliaksandr Lonski sent a letter to the UCP leader Anatol Liabedzka informing that on 26 May the Palace of Culture would be occupied by a different event.