EU agrees to suspend sanctions against Belarus for 4 months

In line with indications given by EU diplomats last week (see previous blog), EU foreign ministers agreed yesterday to suspend targeted asset freezes and travel bans against Belarus for four months following presidential elections in the country on Sunday.   Speaking last week, EU diplomats said that the suspension would be terminated if new human rights abuses occurred. Currently, the suspension...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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