European Union does not recognize the results of presidential elections in Belarus and begins work on imposing sanctions for electoral fraud and violence against protesters. On 14 August, said the Vice-President of the European Commission, high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Josep Borrell on his Twitter page at the end of the videoconference with participation of foreign Ministers of member countries of the EU.
“Belarus: the EU does not recognize the election results. Work has begun on the introduction of sanctions against those responsible for violence and fraud,” said Borrell.
Concluded good and constructive #FAC.
Eastern Med: Full solidarity w/ Greece&Cyprus; Turkey calling for immediate deescalation and reengaging in dialogue.
Belarus: EU doesn’t accept election results. Work begins on sanctioning those responsible for violence & falsification.
— Josep Borrell Fontelles (@JosepBorrellF) August 14, 2020