D.Kreymer: We will closely monitor the Belarus

U.S. Undersecretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor David Kramer made on September 16 hearings on parliamentary elections in Belarus. Hearings were held Helsynkskay Committee of the Congress United States.
According D.Kreymera, "to improve relations Belarus should really comply with their obligations under the OSCE is as for reverence Human Rights, basic freedoms and democratic norms. "He stressed that the release of political prisoners was" an encouraging step, "but expect the U.S. Belarusian authorities ensure civilian rights of people in including the right to freedom of association, freedom of expression, media-independent also.
D.Kreymer noted that in response to the release of political prisoners the U.S. for six months eased sanctions against 2-companies "Belneftekhim" concern. "We will closely monitor Belarus in order to decide whether to continue such measures," — said the representative of the State Department.
The spokesman stressed that the U.S. policy against Belarus "Never depended on cooling or warming in relations between Minsk and Moscow." "We never wanted to change the current regime, but sought to change his behavior. And, we hope, that at the moment We look positive signals such configurations "- summed D.Kreymer.
Transcript of his speech is located on the official website of the U.S. State Department.

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