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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Lukashenko Fatigued

MINSK () -- Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has taken a few days off to recover from fatigue brought on by a grueling election campaign, an aide said Friday.

State Secretary Alexander Feduta said Lukashenko had been resting at a residence outside Minsk since Wednesday and would probably return to work at the beginning of next week.

"The psychological weight of recent days has had its effect, but the president's health does not give cause for concern," he said by telephone