Ryanair hijacking

10 Jun: MEPs call for more sanctions against Belarus following ‘Ryanair hijacking’

(Source: European Parliament)

Parliament strongly condemns forced landing of flight in Minsk and detention of Belarusian journalist Raman Pratasevich and Sofia Sapega‘Ryanair hijacking’ constituted an act of state terrorism, say MEPsEU must sanction those involvedSuspend Belarus from international sport events like European and world championships and the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Parliament calls on the EU to punish those involved in forcing a plane to land in Minsk on 23 May and in the detention of journalist Raman Pratasevich.

In a resolution adopted on Thursday with 626 votes in favour, 16 against and 36 abstentions, MEPs strongly condemn the “Ryanair …