A spokesman for Ashton after the inauguration of the boycott Lukashenko: It is a protest

A spokesman for EU chief diplomat Catherine Ashton reiterated that the EU ambassadors in Belarus will not take part in the ceremony of inauguration of Alexander Lukashenko in protest against electoral fraud and repression of the opposition and civil society.

The fact that the ambassadors EU countries Belarus to boycott the inauguration of Lukashenko, previously reported diplomatic sources in Brussels and Minsk.

"I can confirm that the head of the delegation of the European Commission and EU ambassadors will not take part in the inauguration ceremony" — quoted by my Kosyanchich RIA "Novosti".

It is expected that the foreign ministers of 27 EU countries who will gather for the first meeting of the new year on January 31 in Brussels, decide prohibit entry and freeze the assets of Belarusian officials. According to diplomatic sources, the list of Belarusian officials who fall under the sanctions, including Lukashenko, can be extended to more than 100 people.

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