He referred to the exemption "sudden, but belated." Andrea Rigoni reminded exemption on last week Vaukavysk businessman Autukhovich and stressed that the release of political prisoners — the value of PACE in relations with Belarus, and that he once raised this topic in discussions with Belarusian authorities in last year’s October.
"I hope that these will be the first release in the midst of signs indicating willingness Belarusian authorities rapprochement with Europe. I am personally convinced that only through dialogue with both the authorities and the opposition and civilian society, the Council of Europe can make their own contribution to this process "- Said Andrea Rigoni.
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