Mitsotakis Το FT: There Must Be Clear and Severe Consequences for Belarus

ATHENS — "European leaders must agree at the summit that there will be clear and severe consequences that will leave no room for Belarus to question our unity and determination," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with the Financial Times, referring to the arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich in Minsk after Belarussian authorities forced a Ryanair flight from Athens to land there, interrupting its journey to Vilnius.

The prime minister stressed that the EU’s failure to show a united front on foreign affairs should not be repeated in the case of the "unacceptable aggression" by Belarus.

"The forced landing of a passenger plane with the aim of illegally detaining a political opponent and a journalist is absolutely reprehensible and constitutes an unacceptable offensive action that cannot be tolerated," the prime minister said.


ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressing the new Cabinet at a meeting held in the Maximos Mansion on Saturday, said that he chose this first meeting after the elections to coincide with the government reshuffle "in order to send an overall message of dynamic restart because June 9 was a landmark in our up to date course but also a new start for the next three years of our term" .

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