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EU, sanctions against Lukashenko, we will not recognize him

The EU parliament strongly condemned violent repression

17 September, 16:53
(ANSA) - BRUSSELS, 17 SET - The European Parliament has called for European sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, condemning at the same time the violent repression of demonstrators. In a resolution adopted today with 574 votes in favor, 37 against, and 82 abstentions, the European Parliament rejected the official results of the so-called "presidential elections" in Belarus on August 9, 9, as they were held "in flagrant violation of all. internationally recognized standards." Once "the mandate of outgoing authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko" expires, on November 5, the EU Parliament will no longer recognize him as the country's President, the text reads. (ANSA).

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