New sanctions against US and UK, Belarus – Politics – The New Europe

(ANSA) – WASHINGTON/LONDON, Aug 09 – The United States will today impose new sanctions on the regime of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, accused of brutal repression of opponents. A White House official gave this information. President Joe Biden will sign an executive order against Lukashenko for “an attack on the democratic aspirations and human rights of the Belarusian people, international repression and abuse”. The Belarusian Olympic Committee is also being targeted by new US sanctions, which have been accused of failing to protect its athletes from political discrimination.

The new crackdown on the British government of Boris Johnson over sanctions against Belarus increased on the occasion of the first anniversary of what the Foreign Office defined as a “fraudulent election”, which confirmed Alexander Lukashenko as president. This was announced today by Secretary of State Dominic Raab, specifying that the agreements with the US, EU and Canada add to the measures imposed on June 21 and include certain residual trade exchanges, financial aspects and ” Superb” includes withholding for maintenance. Belarusian presidential aircraft fleet. (the handle).

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