EU’s von der Leyen says will widen sanctions against Belarus
Written by on November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday that the European Union would widen its sanctions against Belarus, targeting both people and entities.
Von der Leyen, speaking after a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House, said the situation on the border between Belarus and Poland was not a migrant crisis, but an attempt by the “authoritarian regime” of Minsk to destabilize its neighbors.
(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Tim Ahmann)