EU Hardens Stance Toward Belarus Leader Amid Talks on Sanctions

EU Hardens Stance Toward Belarus Leader Amid Talks on Sanctions

Support is growing in Europe for targeting Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko with sanctions, as the European Union looks to toughen its response to the political crisis in the former Soviet republic.

On Monday, EU foreign ministers discussed hitting Mr. Lukashenko with a travel ban and asset freeze for his responsibility in the continued repression of peaceful protests.

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