Belarus and US

Biden meets Belarus opposition leader

U.S. President Joe Biden met Wednesday with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at the White House, where he expressed support for the Belarusian people's aspirations for democracy. "I was honored to meet with …

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U.S. finalizes Belarus air travel restrictions

The U.S. Transportation Department finalized an order on Tuesday banning ticket sales for air travel between the United States and Belarus, acting after Minsk forced a Ryanair flight to land and arrested a dissident journalist who was aboard. …

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U.S. bans ticket sales for passenger flights to Belarus

The United States has banned the sale of plane tickets to and from Belarus in its latest response to the forced diversion of a passenger flight to Minsk last month that led to the arrest of a dissident journalist and his girlfriend. …

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Biden extends U.S. sanctions against Belarus

U.S. President Joe Biden extended U.S. sanctions against Belarusian officials by another year, signing a relevant decree and notifying the U.S. Congress about it, the White House said on Tuesday. According to the document, "the …

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Washington issues 'Do not travel' warning for Belarus

The United States issued a warning for nationals not to travel to Belarus on Wednesday, citing arbitrary enforcement of laws, risk of detention and the coronavirus pandemic. The State Department issued its highest travel advisory …

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Lukashenko agrees on Cooperation with NATO

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Minsk, Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said noting that the main topic of the discussion was the search of ways for the country's interaction with the …

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Lukashenko: U.S.-Belarus ties should be reset

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton at talks in Minsk today that he wanted to reset ties between Washington and Minsk. Bolton became the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Belarus in the past 20 years, TASS reported.

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Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

The US Embassy in Belarus sent an invitation to the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko to attend the ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States' entry into the Great War, the US diplomatic …

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