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Sidorski Begins New Term As Belarusian Premier


http://gdb.rferl.org/d7f3b418-d1d2-483f-9386-1d60fbc726f7_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/d7f3b418-d1d2-483f-9386-1d60fbc726f7_mw800_mh600.jpg Syarhey Sidorski (file photo) (AFP) April 17, 2006 -- Belarus's parliament reconfirmed Syarhey Sidorski as the country's prime minister today.


Sidorski had to step down in accordance with the constitution after President Alyaksandr Lukashenka was reelected for a third term in March.


Sidorski was re-nominated by Lukashenka and backed by 103 deputies in the 110-seat chamber.

(Reuters)

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