Updated at 11:30,08-12-2016

Broadcasting of presidential candidates speeches starts November 22

Television and radio broadcasting of speeches of presidential candidates in Belarus starts on November 22, BelTA learnt from Central Election Commission.

Presidential candidates will be entitled to two 30-minute TV presentations (from 7.00pm to 8.00pm) and to two 30-minute (6.10am to 7.10am) radio presentations. Speeches of the nominees for presidency will be broadcast live on working days from November 22 to December 3.

This years election campaign also provides an opportunity for presidential candidates to hold debates. They will be broadcast live on December 4 from 5.00pm till 6.00pm on TV and on December 5 the same time on radio. The participation in the debates is voluntary. The debates will require the participation of at least two candidates or their authorized delegates. For that presidential candidates need to send a relevant application to the Belarusian TV and Radio Broadcasting Company till 26 November.