Belarus denies entry to six Lithuanian MPs
Six Deputies from the Lithuanian Seimas that were invited to take part in the discussion “Regional Security and Exercises West 2017” on September 11th in Minsk were refused a Belarusian visa. The Belarusian authorities have not commented on this decision yet.
As the Co-Chairman of the Round Table Committee, the leader of the United Civil Party (UCP), Anatoly Lebedko, told Deutsche Welle that throughout the day on September 8th, the final decision on the Lithuanian deputies was postponed several times. As a result, the Belarusian embassy in Vilnius refused them visas without explaining the reasons.
“Obviously, this is a political decision and …read more