Swedish parliamentarian is not allowed to enter Belarus

Member of the Swedish parliament from the biggest party of the ruling "Alliance for Sweden" Christian Holm denied a Belarusian visa.

Holm intended to visit Belarus in late this week, to meet with representatives of the Belarusian opposition, civil society and independent journalists.

This is the politician said in an interview with BelaPAN.

The refusal of a visa Belarusian embassy in Stockholm motivated by the fact that the Swedish MP no official invitation from the authorities of Belarus, and that he has no plans to meet with representatives of the official Minsk, said Holm. He said that he has submitted to the Belarusian diplomatic mission of the invitation from the Chairman of the BPF Alexei Yanukevich.

Christian Holm considers that a decision not to issue a visa was made at a higher level in Belarus.

Christian Holm known for harsh criticism of Lukashenko's regime, he one of the most Swedish active members involved in the Belarusian issues.

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