Today, the Estonian Parliament and Latvian Seima were the first in the world to adopt extremely important political and legal decisions and officially recognise Russia’s war crimes in Ukraine as genocide.
This is a huge step forward in bringing the military aggressors to justice internationally.
The People’s Anti-Crisis Management Board welcomes this decision of the Estonian and Latvian parliamentarians.
However, it is extremely important that the Latvian Seima decision already raises the question of the Lukashenko regime’s co-responsibility for military aggression and crimes against Ukraine.
— The Seim is confident that ALL those who have committed crimes against humanity and war crimes will be brought to justice.
— The Latvian Parliament strongly condemns the military aggression and the large-scale invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation with the support and participation of the Belarusian regime.
– And calls on the Euro-Atlantic community and its partners to urgently impose comprehensive sanctions against the Russian Federation, as well as to adopt equivalent decisions and impose equivalent sanctions against Belarus as an accomplice to the Russian military aggression.
Earlier, on 19 April, our team held consultations with the Deputy Foreign Ministers of Estonia and Lithuania and the Latvian Ambassador, during which the partners indicated that they considered the actions of the Lukashenko regime in the war against Ukraine as complicity in aggression and advocated for maximum synchronization of sanctions against the Lukashenko regime and Russia.
We will continue to make every effort and use all our international contacts to ensure that the Lukashenko regime is officially recognized as a military aggressor and an accomplice to genocide in Ukraine — on a par with Russia. This issue will be raised in all upcoming meetings of the NAМ team.
Accountability of the Lukashenko regime is imminent.