Poland, Latvia and Lithuania are escalating events in Belarus

The Prime Minister of Poland announced that he would propose to “Lithuanian and Latvian partners restrictions on the flow of goods from Belarus” in order to make the Belarusian authorities aware that their “fight against Poles” would have not only diplomatic but also economic consequences.

“During the EU summit, I will very unambiguously raise the topic of the Minsk regime’s fight against the Poles. …

The list of persona non grata in Latvia

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, has taken the decision to ban travel to Latvia for 118 citizens of the Republic of Belarus for an indefinite period of time.

The entry ban has been imposed on public officials from institutions connected with the ministries of interior and justice as well as regional administrative institutions in Belarus. The following individuals have now been placed on the list of persona non grata in Latvia.

At the suggestion of the Latvian Ministry, these officials have taken part in the suppression of protests in the aftermath of the…

Vidmanas Norvilas

Lithuanian journalist

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