President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Mevlut Cavusoglu strongly condemns the trial of former presidential candidate and the other members of the mass protest on December 19 in Minsk. He called this process "politically motivated."
This definition is contained in the statement of the President of PACE, which today press service of the Parliamentary Assembly.
"I call on Belarusian authorities stop litigation and persecution of political opponents, independent media and non-governmental organizations. And so the first step should be to cease politically motivated courts in Belarus, "the document says.