The first meeting of Euronest opened without Belarus

EuroNest or parliamentary union of the Eastern Partnership will hold its first meeting in Brussels on 3 May — told PAP MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski.

The meeting will be attended by 50 European parliamentarians and 50 — of the Eastern Partnership without Belarus.

Chairman of the Commission of Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament Jacek Saryusz-Wolski

"Now is the time to post two years stay in a dead end EuroNest went. Under the risk of transfer of attention and resources from the East to the South is important to protect the Eastern Partnership and to draw attention to the problems of our eastern neighbors, "- said Wednesday Saryusz-Wolski.

The decision to convene without representatives EuroNest Belarus was unanimously adopted on February 10 at conference of the European Parliament. "Belarusian parliamentarians will not, because EP does not recognize the non-democratic elected parliament of Belarus. But waiting room. As for representatives of the Belarusian democratic opposition and civil society, the EP will consult with them, they will be immediately informed about the affairs of Euronest ", — assured Saryusz-Wolski.

It was supposed that EuroNest unite 120 members, 60 MEPs and 10 representatives of the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus).

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