No Belarus sanctions by EU despite Tikhanovskaya plea

Belarus’ opposition leader makes a shocking presentation but EU foreign ministers still unable to agree on sanctions.

European Union foreign ministers have been confronted with images of what are said to be the crimes of Belarus’ government.

Opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya made another plea for sanctions against President Alexander Lukashenko, who is accused of rigging elections and violently suppressing protests.

But diplomats failed to agree on punishments.


Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports.