Us Deputy Secretary of state Stephen Bigan will visit Russia in the coming days to discuss the situation in Belarus with the authorities, Reuters reported. Then he will travel to Lithuania where Tikhanovski
Us Deputy Secretary of state Stephen Bigan will visit Russia and Lithuania to discuss the situation in Belarus. This was reported by Reuters, citing sources familiar with the matter.
According to their information, in the next few days Bigan will go on a visit to Moscow. From there he will go to Vilnius where is the former candidate for presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski, the sources said.
The US state Department did not respond to the Agency’s request.
At the beginning of the week, US President Donald trump called the situation in Belarus terrible, noting that Washington is closely watching it. Us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, in turn, allowed the introduction of sanctions against Minsk. “We were deeply disappointed that the elections were not free and unfair. We have seen this before and we regret that it happened again, ” he said.