Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State
September 8, 2020
On September 8, america expressed deep concern over the kidnapping of Belarus Coordinator Council member Maria Kalensikova, spokesman Anton Rodenkou and Govt Secretary Ivan Krautsou, and the tried ousting of america border into Ukraine.
We applaud the braveness of Mrs. Kalasnikova and the Belarusian individuals who peacefully asserted their proper to elect their leaders in open and honest elections within the face of unfair violence and tyranny of the Belarusian authorities, through which the peaceable marchers had been brazen in broad daylight. And reviews of tons of of arrests, and kidnappings, as of September 6.
America, with the coordination of our companions and allies, is contemplating further focused sanctions to advertise accountability for these concerned in human rights violations and tyranny in Belarus. We remind the Belarusian authorities of the duty of making certain the protection of Ms. Kalasnikova and all these detained unjustly.
To finish the atrocities on their very own individuals, we name on the Belarusian authorities to launch all those that have been unjustly detained, together with US citizen Vitaly Shaklyarov, and have interaction in significant dialogue with actual representatives of Belarusian society.