Lithuanian business disgusted with sanctions against Belarus

  • 2012-03-28
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - Economic sanctions rarely achieve their aims, but on March 23 foreign ministers of all the EU member states, during their meeting in Brussels, imposed sanctions against 29 Belarusian companies, which are related to three Belarusian oligarchs who are close to the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. The EU foreign ministers’ move provoked a nervous reaction from Lithuanian business organizations.The list of Belarusian companies under the EU’s sanctions would be longer if not for decisive protests from the foreign ministers of Slovenia and Latvia. On March 2...
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