Russian diplomat condemns sanctions against official Minsk

This was stated by Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Ryhor Karasin on January 30 in Minsk. According to the information provided by BelaPAN, the Russian official commented upon the recent resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Belarus. Karasin underlined that Russia wants the contacts to continue, in order to solve all problems in the regime of openness and transparency.

In Russia's opinion, says the diplomat, Belarus should be presented at all forums to have an opportunity to defend its positions by itself.