EU set to suspend Belarus sanctions for four months after vote

October 9th, 2015   Theme: Belarus

“The European Union will lift its sanctions on Belarus, including those on authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, for four months after Sunday’s vote barring any last-minute crackdown, diplomatic sources said. (…) Those moves have cemented a perception among EU officials that Lukashenko, the close Moscow ally known in the West as Europe’s “last dictator”, is opening up Belarus to Europe.

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