Mandate of UN special rapporteur on Belarus prolonged

26 countries voted for prolonging Miklós Haraszti’s mandate. 3 states voted contra and 15 abstained.

The majority decides the result of the vote, Radio Liberty noted.

Representatives of Ireland, USA, Belarus (Mihail Hvastou represented our country), Venezuela and Ecuador took part in the discussion.

The official Minsk does not recognize the mandate of the UN special rappoerteur on Belarus. Our government is refusing to cooperate with Haraszti and to give him a visa.