Belarusians of Warsaw

09 Jul: REPLY / Letter to the European Commission from Belarusians of Warsaw signed during the picket on 18th June 2021

(Source: EEAS)

Petition responses

Dear Petitioners,

I would like to thank you for your petition to the European Commission regarding the deteriorating situation in Belarus. I have been asked to respond.

The European Union condemns the repression in Belarus, including the detainment of numerous political prisoners and human rights activists. We are leading the international response to the situation in the country and have taken clear action. The EU reacted swiftly to the forced and unlawful landing of Ryanair flight 4978 in Minsk on 23 May 2021, by introducing the fourth package of sanctions [1]. Sanctions have been coordinated with …