Republican Party of Labour and Justice
|Republican Party of Labour and Justice|
|Politics of Belarus
The Republican Party of Labour and Justice (Belarusian: Рэспубліканская партыя працы і справядлівасьці, Russian: Республиканская партия труда и справедливости) is a social democratic political party in Belarus. It was created in 1993. Current chairman is Vasil Zadnyaprany. The party supports the government of president Alexander Lukashenko.
At the Belarusian parliamentary election in 1995, the party obtained 1 out of 198 seats. At the legislative election in 2000, it gained 2 out of 110 seats in the House of Representatives. The following elections in 2004 and 2008 were not successful for the party. But in 2012 it won one seat.
One of the main goals and objectives of RPTC is all possible assistance to the process of building the Union State of Russia and Belarus, as well as the formation of the Eurasian Union. In Minsk, September 21, 2013 there was a conference of political parties in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The event participants signed a memorandum of an alliance of leftist parties of the Customs Union. Russia was represented by the party "Fair Russia", Belarus - Republican Party of Labour and Justice, Kazakhstan - the party "Birlik", Ukraine - The Socialist Party of Ukraine. RPTC calls for recognition of Belarus independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Party congratulates Nicolas Maduro on his victory in the presidential elections in Venezuela.
At the end of 2012 in Vitebsk held a charity event of the Republican Party of Labor and Justice "Gift of Santa Claus."
Politispolkom Republican Party of Labor and Justice unanimously declared the results of the referendum on March 16 in the Crimea and fully supported and welcomed the will of the inhabitants of Sevastopol.
The party is one of the first strongly condemned the Bialowieza agreement. The sovereignty and independence of Belarus saw it means for the future convergence of States that were formerly in the Soviet Union.
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