VILNIUS/RIGA - The foreign ministers of Latvia and Lithuania have demanded an immediate release of Maria Kalesnikova, a leading member of the Belarusian opposition's Coordination Council.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) wrote on Twitter that political opponents in Belarus still suffer harassment and repressions. He called the news of the abduction of one of the protest leader Kalesnikova "worrying".
"Belarusian authorities must release her immediately," the Latvian minister stressed.
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