LATEST NEWS AND STATEMENTS
Belarus - Sweden (Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing - 09.08.12)
We stand with the Swedish authorities and call on Belarus to renew normal diplomatic relations with Sweden.
Belarus – Support for Ales Bialiatski (11.05.12)
France has, on several occasions, signaled its support for Mr. Bialiatski and its commitment to securing his release. The nomination of this key figure as a candidate for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize underscores his commitment to defending human rights.
Belarus- Release of Andrei Sannikov and Dmitry Bondarenko (16.04.12)
This gesture constitutes a step in the right direction which we hope will be the first step toward the swift release of all political prisoners, as the EU has been demanding since January 2011, in order to allow the resumption of dialogue between the EU and Belarus to take place on a constructive basis.