US may allocate $30 mln to support Belarus civil society, independent media, human rights defenders
The United State House Committee on Appropriations has approved the scaling-up of financial assistance rendered to Belarusian civil society (from $11 mln to $ 30 mln), according to a recent report.
US envoy Julie Fisher: ‘West must respond in terms that Lukashenka is able to understand’ (interview)
US Ambassador to Belarus Julie Fisher granted an exclusiveinterview to Belsat TV anchorman Syarhei Padsasonny. The conversation was aired as part of Sunday’s news show Week on May, 30.
US envoy Julie Fisher about Lukashenka: ‘We would speak with him as person exercising power in Minsk’ (interview)
Last week US Ambassador to Belarus Julie Fisher granted an exclusive interview to Belsat TV anchorman Syarhei Padsasonny. The conversation was aired as part of Sunday’s news show Week on May, 2.
US mission to OSCE shows support for Polish minority persecuted in Belarus
On April 16, Elisabeth Rosenstock-Siller, Acting Deputy Chief of US Mission to the OSCE, delivered a statement on the situation in Belarus to the Permanent Council in Vienna. According to her, repression in the country has not stopped.
‘Sham charges’: US Congressmen call on Belarus govt to release Ihar Losik, other political prisoners
On March 13, US Congressmen James McGovern and Christopher Smith, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the U.S. Congress, commented on the prosecution of Belarusian blogger and journalist Ihar Losik.
US President signs Belarus Democracy Act
Donald Trump signs Belarus Democracy Act
Mike Pompeo: US to support Belarusians on their way to freedom
In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reiterated that the United States wants to support the aspirations of ‘the people on the streets’ who have been demonstrating for nearly two months, demanding the resignation of ‘longstanding leader’ Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
U.S. ambassador nominee to Belarus calls on authorities to hold fair elections
She intends to support the aspiration of Belarusians for democracy.
USA extends sanctions against Belarus top officials
On June 11, Donald Trump continued for one year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13405 dated by June 16, 2006. It was first introduced by the then US president George Bush in the wake of post-election protests.
Ambassador back soon: Trump names his nominee for US envoy to Belarus
On April 20, President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Julie Fisher to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Belarus, the White House reports.
US Senate reps arrive to assess situation in Belarus
The United States is seeking to take a closer look on the situation in Belarus, Christopher Socha, Staff Director of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee of the US Congress, said during his visit to Minsk.
Mike Pompeo: we will soon appoint ambassador to Belarus
At a meeting with Alyaksandr Lukashenka, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Washington would soon appoint an ambassador to Belarus, BelTA writes.
Mike Pompeo: U.S. ready to cover 100% of Belarus' oil needs
American producers are ready to cover 100% of Belarus’ oil needs at competitive prices.