Fiala and Tsikhanouskaya condemn Lukashenko’s support for Russian aggression

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala, together with the main representative of the Belarusian opposition Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya have condemned the support of Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko for Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, Mr Fiala stated on Twitter after meeting with Mrs Tsikhanouskaya.

The Czech prime minister also expressed support for the setting up of Belarusian opposition office in Czechia. The establishment of such and office was already mentioned by Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský in August.

Discussions between the Czech prime minister and Mrs Tsikhanouskaya also touched on the topic of visas for Belarusian students. The issuing of visas for Russians and Belarusians was halted after the Russian invasion of Ukraine and so far only few exceptions have been made.

Mrs Tsikhanouskaya also met with the heads of both chambers of Czechia’s Parliament.