Lyabedzka expects legal guarantees from PACE
Rigoni, special rapporteur of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly
(PACE) visited Minsk on Monday to explain his position and the position of the
PACE Political Committee on the restoration of the special guest status to the
Belarusian legislature, Anatol Lyabedzka, chairman of the United Civic Party,
On June 23, PACE is expected to restore the country's special guest status. Opposition leaders condemned the planned move as a setback for democratization.