21 September 2020

Belarus opposition chief to meet EU ministers - France 24


Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya holds talks with EU foreign ministers Monday as they prepare sanctions against the Minsk regime over election rigging and a brutal crackdown on anti-government protests. The former Soviet republic has been convulsed by unprecedented demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko since he was returned to power in the disputed August 9 election. The EU and other Western powers have rejected the result, saying the poll was not free and fair, [...]