Cyprus vetoes EU Belarus sanctions

Yesterday (21 September 2020), at a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council, Cyprus vetoed the adoption of EU sanctions against Belarus. The Cypriot Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulidis, said that he expects an agreement made in June at the informal Foreign Affairs Council to be upheld, which provided that the proposals concerning Belarus and Turkey sanctions “would proceed in parallel, …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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