Busted! How EU Ministers Strike Political Agreement on Sanctions in Belarus – Borrell

By Chris Udochukwu

Berlin (Precise Post) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has said that 27 foreign ministers on Friday reached a on potentially sanctioning around 20 individuals, linked to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

The measures will target those on a “high political level” involved in electoral fraud or the crackdown on protesters.

Borrell said he cannot reveal the number of people to be placed under sanctions or their identities, because “member states are still providing names.”
He added that the list had been growing and the number might increase in the coming days.(dpa/NAN)

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