EU targets key Belarus sectors after plane diversion


EU foreign ministers are discussing broad-ranging measures targeting major revenue sources for the Belarusian regime: potash fertiliser exports, the tobacco industry, petroleum and petrochemical products, and the financial sector. – EPA pic, June 21, 2021.

EU FOREIGN ministers eyed sanctions on key sectors of the Belarus economy today, as the bloc ratchets up pressure on President Alexander Lukashenko after the forced landing of an airliner.

Ministers meeting in Luxembourg were discussing broad-ranging measures targeting major revenue sources for the Belarusian regime: potash fertiliser exports, the tobacco industry, petroleum and petrochemical products, and the financial sector. 


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