The Vice-Premier of Ukraine on humanitarian issues Vyacheslav Kirilenko has describes as insincere Belarus Pres Lukashenka’s assurance of friendship with Ukraine.
Writing in Twitter, Kirilenko asks about the price of Lukashenka’s assurances against the backdrop of the arrests in Belarus of Ukrainian citizens. “First it was P. Hryb who was later moved to Russia and now P. Sharojko, the Ukrainian Radio reporter.
Such actions violate the existing agreements and make Lukashenka’s declarations insincere. “Perhaps, Putin has a final say in Belarus,” he asks.