August 13, 2020

Pompeo calls for joint US-EU effort on Belarus crisis

Bled (Slovenia) (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington hoped to work with the EU to resolve the crisis in Belarus where veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko’s controversial re-election has sparked unprecedented protests.Thousands have been arrested following mass peaceful protests that have been brutally quashed by police following Sunday’s vote, which opponents say was rigged.”I’m confident that the EU and the United States share the same concerns about what has taken place and what is taking place in Belarus, and I’m very hopeful that we can collectively work” to address th…

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