Poland is close to persuading the EU to impose sanctions on Belarus over the sentencing of opposition figures, the government's spokesman said on Thursday.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has said that the sentencing by a Belarusian court of opposition leaders Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Pavel Latushko to 15 and 18 years in prison, respectively, shows that a regime is operating in Minsk.
Poland has condemned the sentencing by a Belarusian court of opposition leaders Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Pavel Latushko to 15 and 18 years in prison, respectively.
Poland is an open home for all Belarusians who need help, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya as they held a press conference together in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya will be among the Belarusian guests of the Economic Forum 2020, which commences this week in the southern Polish town of Karpacz, the event's organisers told PAP on Saturday.
A member of Belarus's opposition council Pavel Latushko said on Wednesday he had left for Poland to take part in the Economic Forum in Krynica, southern Poland, but that he had not emigrated, Belarusian media have reported.