. The Ministers of foreign Affairs of the countries of the European Union decided to impose punishment against Belarus amid protests after the presidential election, said Minister of foreign Affairs of Slovakia Ivan Korcok on Twitter.
The EU launched the process of working on a list of persons who are imposed an individual restriction.
As said Korcok, penalties will affect those who are responsible for " violent actions towards peaceful protestors and election fraud ".
in Belarus from August 9 to continue the protests after the presidential election, which defeated the incumbent head of the country Alexander Lukashenko. According to the CEC, his candidacy was voted more than 80% came to the polls.
The protests are brutally suppressed by the security forces. Regarding the protesters, the police used tear gas, water cannons, stun explosive device, rubber bullets.
according to official data, was delayed more than 6, 5 thousand people. As reported, the interior Ministry, during the riots damaged hundreds of people, among them 103 employees of the police organization. One protester, according to the interior Ministry, died while trying to throw the police improvised explosive device.