Lithuania’s FM reports attempts to remove Belarus’ airline Belavia from EU sanctions list
Some EU member country made attempts to prevent the Belarusian national air carrier Belavia from being sanctioned by the European Union, reports with reference to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis.
Belavia airline halts carrying Iraq, Syria, Yemen citizens from Turkey to Belarus
On Friday, the Belarusian national air carrier Belavia has announced pulling the plug on transporting Iraqi, Syrian, Yemeni nationals through Turkey to Belarus on the back of the latest decision taken by Ankara.
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EU envoy: 5th sanctions package to affect Belarusian firms, persons involved in fostering irregular migration
The fifth package of sanctions against the Lukashenka regime will be primarily levelled against individuals and companies responsible for smuggling migrants from the Middle East and Africa to the European Union through the territory of Belarus, Deutsche Welle reports with reference to Dirk Schuebel, Head of the EU Delegation to Belarus.
Citizens of certain countries risk being banned from using Belavia
This is done “to solve the migration issue”.
Lukashenka as ‘head of state smuggling company’: EU may impose stricter sanctions on Belarus airline amid migration crisis
EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs are meeting on Monday in Luxembourg. Today’s Foreign Affairs Council is chaired by Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Among others, the participants are expected to discuss the Belarusian issue; according to Borrell, the Eastern Partnership ‘continues being troubled by Belarus’.
Fifth package of EU sanctions against Lukashenka regime in the making – EEAS rep
The EU leadership, together with the EU member states, is working on the fifth package of sanctions against the Belarusian regime amid the current migration crisis egged on by Alyaksandr Lukashenka and his cronies.
Belarusian aviation industry loses $10.3 million per month to Western sanctions
This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Sivak
‘Quick response’. EU to blacklist Belarus national carrier even before broad economic sanctions - Reuters
On the back of the grave air incident involving the EU-based Ryanair aircraft, the European Union is preparing sanctions on Belarus’ national airline and around a dozen top Belarusian aviation officials, Reuters reports with reference to three diplomats.
Lukashenka and Putin meet in Sochi to discuss current affairs
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Belavia to resume flights to Italy
But the number of flights has been reduced
Belarus’ national airline considering cheap flights option
The national air carrier Belavia has announced the start of low cost flight operations from a regional centre to Tel Aviv, reports