Posts tagged as Belarus crisis

Lithuanian FM compares Belarus crisis to Venezuela: ‘both dictators’ violate democratic principles

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

On Tuesday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said the situation in Venezuela “can be compared to the developments in Belarus”. “Both dictators have violated the principles governing democratic elections,” Linkevičius told Julio Borges, the foreign affairs commissioner of Venezuela’s parliament, the National Assembly. The National Assembly opposes Nicolás Maduro, who has clinged stayed in power despite the crisis that began in 2013, and backs Jaun Guaidó as the interim president…

‘We will act’. French president in Vilnius promises help in Belarus crisis

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is ready to help with mediation to resolve the crisis in Belarus. The French leader, who met with Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya in Vilnius earlier on Tuesday, told the reporters that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) could take part in the negotiations. “We will act,” Macron told the reporters, asked about his meeting with Tikhanovskaya. “I have a…