The European Union (EU), the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada decided on Thursday to announce joint sanctions against Belarus. The West blamed the regime of Alexander Lukashenko “Attacks on human rights and fundamental freedoms”, Carrying out “repetitive repressive measures”.
In a statement issued this Thursday, Western nations also demanded that Belarus become president “Put an immediate end Synchronization of irregular migration across EU borders. “In addition, they call for the release of the Lukashenko regime Results with “900 political prisoners” and “repression campaign” No country.
All four allies demand that “the regime hold a comprehensive and genuine debate with representatives of the democratic opposition and civil society.”
On behalf of the European Union, the Council of Europe decided Imposes restrictions on 17 persons close to Lukashenko (One of which is your son) And 11 companies, Airlines (such as state-owned Belavia Airlines), including tour operators and hotels that promote illegal relocation.
Total number, 183 individuals were admitted, who were “subject to travel restrictions” to countries within the community, and 26 organizations, This would be aimed at freezing assets, making it impossible for other European companies to invest.
In a note posted on the website, the European Union Sentence Lukashenko’s regime is in a country that “endangers the lives and well-being of the people and endangers the borders of the European Union” in an attempt to “draw attention away from the situation in Belarus.” “Brutal repression” and Further “Human Rights Violations”.
Brussels has not yet ruled out new measures against other economic actors. “If the situation in Belarus does not improve.”
Anthony Blingen, the US diplomat, recalled that this was the third time that the Allies had worked together against Belarus, accusing Lukashenko of “disrespecting human rights.”
In a statement, Blinken explains that tightening the barriers proves “The unshakable determination to act in the face of a brutal regime that increasingly oppresses the Belarusians, Undermines peace and security in Europe and continues to exploit people who want to live freely. “
The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that it is targeting 20 individuals and 12 companies close to the Lukashenko regimeWas accused of “facilitating (…) immigrants’ access to the EU” and “participating in repressive measures against human rights and democracy”.
The United Kingdom, for its part, insists that these sanctions are targeted “Increase pressure on Lukashenko, Government agencies and those around them try to “change their behavior” without compromising the “Belarusian people”.
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