Ashton: Situation in Belarus is worrisome
12:25, — Politics
The head of the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton spoke at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, with a report on the EU's relations with the world.
"We will continue to monitor closely the situation in Belarus, where the situation regarding human rights and democracy is worrisome. We have a policy of critical engagement, we continue to target those responsible for the crackdown, and those closely associated, with measures and, at the same time, we engage with the people, with civil society and the opposition," - she said.