Belarus – Release of political prisoners (8 July 2024)


France takes note of the release of several Belarusian political prisoners. It encourages Belarus to continue on this path in order to comply with its international commitments regarding human rights and fundamental liberties.

France reaffirms its solidarity with the people of Belarus. It calls on the authorities to bring an end to violence, persecution and arrests of a political nature, and to institute a real dialogue with all parts of Belarusian society.