EU diplomats suggest that Belarus sanctions will be suspended

European Union diplomats have said that, following the release of political prisoners in Belarus and the country’s hosting of Ukraine peace talks earlier this year, EU foreign ministers will agree to suspend targeted sanctions against around 140 individuals, including President Alexander Lukashenko, from the end of October until February 2016. The suspension of the sanctions on Belarus, which currently impose...

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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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