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The possibility of recognizing the KGB and the MDCOCC as terrorist organizations

The deputy head of the United Transitional Cabinet of Belarus Pavel Latushka held a meeting with the head of the lower house of the Czech Parliament, Markéta Adamová, in Prague.

Earlier at the meeting between Pavel Latushka and Markéta Adamová in Warsaw it was agreed to hold a special discussion on Belarus in the Czech Parliament. The head of the Czech Parliament personally took the patronage over the event.

During the conversation the Speaker of the Parliament informed about the implementation of the agreements, reached during the first meeting in Warsaw. Marketa Adamova said she proposed to send a letter, signed on her initiative by women leaders of the parliaments of Cyprus, Lithuania, Poland, Germany and Belgium, calling for the release of Daria Losik. She promised to continue supporting all possible steps for the release of political prisoners.

The Czech president signed the Czech "Magnitsky Act", which allows the Czech government at the national level to apply national sanctions against Lukashenko's regime for repression of Belarusians and complicity in aggression against Ukraine.

Pavel Latushka submitted to the speaker of the parliament proposals to impose national sanctions against several hundred representatives of Lukashenko's regime: judges, officials, propagandists, parliamentarians, who should be responsible for repressions against Belarusians, who should be banned entry to the Czech Republic and the European Union.

The head of the parliament reported that she had a special meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, where they discussed further steps to support the Belarusian society in this difficult period. Among such steps will be carefully considered a proposal to recognize the KGB and the Main Directorate for Combating Organised Crime and Corruption Interior Ministry in the Czech Republic as terrorist organizations, as well as the possibility of using the instruments of universal criminal jurisdiction at the government level will be discussed.

Pavel Latushka gave as an example the resolution of the Seimas of Lithuania on human rights in Belarus, which contains the already mentioned theses.

Czech parliamentarians in the Committee on Foreign Affairs will discuss the possibility of adopting a special resolution at the level of the Czech parliament," promises Marketa Adamova.

Particular attention was paid to the discussion of the Lukashenko regime's complicity in Russia's aggression against Ukraine and the application of international instruments of responsibility to the regime for crimes against Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.

After the meeting, the head of the parliament organized a discussion of the problems of Belarus in the Czech Parliament, which was agreed during the meeting of Pavel Latushka and Marka Adamova in Warsaw. Ambassadors and diplomats of Ukraine, the European Union and other countries of the world, Czech parliamentarians and parliamentary staff, as well as representatives of mass media and the public were present and took part in the discussion.

Pavel Latushko emphasized the importance of the Czech Republic becoming one of Europe's leaders in supporting Belarusian society in building a democratic state. Pavel Latushka also gave an interview to the central Czech media, emphasizing the importance of separating Lukashenko's regime from Belarusian society and not forgetting the dramatic situation in Belarus.


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