EU ministers push for Belarus sanctions after Tikhanovskaya talks

Several EU foreign ministers voiced support for pushing through deadlocked sanctions targetting individuals involved in repression or election fraud in Belarus after a meeting with opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya.Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius urged his colleagues to keep the bloc out of foreign policy “limbo” and not take punitive measures “hostage.””Because it’s really time to act. It’s the least we can do,” he said on the way into talks with his EU counterparts in Brussels.Similar sentiments were expressed by Romania and Croatia’s top diplomats. EU foreign affairs ch…

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