Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has released six opposition leaders from jail.
Among the six political prisoners was Nikolai Statkevich, who was imprisoned alongside nine other opposition leaders after running against Lukashenko in Belarus’ 2010 presidential election.
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Statement by High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, on the release of political prisoners in Belarus