MINSK, 22 December (BelTA) – European parliamentarians misrepresent the situation at the Belarusian-Polish border, BelTA learned from Chairman of the International Affairs and National Security Commission of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Sergei Rachkov on 22 December.
The upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament adopted an address to European MPs on 22 December. The address had been prompted by unfounded statements concerning the situation in Belarus.
Sergei Rachkov said that a number of European parliaments constantly discuss Belarusian affairs and rely on the fake news and false information fed by those, who have abandoned Belarus and essentially call for sanctions against the country. The Swedish parliament discussed Belarusian affairs for several hours the other day. “We are accused of organizing trafficking in persons. It is an absolute lie,” the senator stated. “Contrariwise, the Republic of Belarus counteracts trafficking in persons. The United Nations Organization, the OSCE, and other international organizations and interparliamentary bodies know that. We know that the Lithuanian parliament is trying to debate a bill on introducing sanctions against Belarus once again on the basis of false and politicized information.”
In his words, Western politicians misrepresent the situation at the Belarusian-Polish border. “The humanitarian aid and support our country provides to the refugees are viewed as a hybrid attack against the European Union. It is another lie and we cannot agree with it. The prosecution service has prepared materials illustrating criminal actions of the Polish side regarding refugees and we are not going to stay silent. All these materials will be handed over to international organizations, parliamentary bodies,” Sergei Rachkov stressed.