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24.10.2016 - 16: 25

The European Union will discuss the possibility of complete removal of sanctions against Belarus

The European Commissioner will discuss the possibility of complete withdrawal of EU sanctions on Belarus, said in on the visit of the Belarusian delegation in Brussels informed the Council of Ministers.

Head of the delegation, Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Kalinin talks with two commissioners of the European Union: Transport and Neighbourhood Policy. During a conversation with the EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Negotiations for expansion Johannes Hahn Kalinin "and raised the question of possible complete withdrawal of EU sanctions against the country," according to the Council of Ministers of Belarus.

"Mr. Khan said that it is necessary to discuss this point with my colleagues, Commissioners", - said in a statement.

With the Commissioner for Transport in Europe Violetta Bults parties agreed that the common areas of co-financing projects will pass through Europe's largest bank for Reconstruction and Development and Belinvestbank.

The Council of EU foreign ministers in February 15 took most of the sanctions against Belarus, while leaving in place the arms embargo. Belarus was under political and economic pressure from the West almost 20 years.

A source: RIA News

Tags: Belarus, EU Sanctions Policy

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