VILNIUS - The European Union "has practically decided" to impose targeted sanctions on Belarusian officials, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said after the bloc's summit on Wednesday.
"Practically, the European Union has decided to apply targeted sanctions against Belarusian officials who were directly involved in the vote-rigging and the repression of peaceful people in Belarus," he told a news conference.
Sanctions on these officials will be imposed "in the near future", he added.
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