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EU denies Belarus presidential result

The European Union does not recognize the legitimacy of the election of Alexander Lukashenko as President of Belarus on August 9. This is what the President of the Council, Charles Michel, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday after an extraordinary summit of 27 EU leaders.

The European Union does not recognize the legitimacy of the election of Alexander Lukashenko as President of Belarus on August 9. This is what the President of the Council, Charles Michel, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday after an extraordinary summit of the 27 EU leaders.

(AFP) – Affirming that the Union was on the side of the people of this country, Michel added that the EU was going to impose sanctions “soon” on a “substantial” number of officials of the regime of Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko.

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