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Czech leader refused to invite Tihanovskaya to the Visegrad summit

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Czech leader refused to invite Tikhanovskaya to the Visegrad summit

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Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babish rejected Poland’s offer to invite the leader of the Belarusian opposition Svetlana Tikhanovskaya to the summit of the heads of Central European states, calling this step too “hasty”.

In a comment to the Czech news agency CTK, Babis rejected a proposal from Poland, which chairs the Visegrad Group..

This group also includes Hungary and Slovakia..Czech leader refused to invite Tikhanovskaya to the Visegrad summit All four countries are members of the European Union.

“I don’t want to make hasty steps that will not correspond to the common European position, will serve as fuel for Belarusian propaganda and will ultimately be counterproductive,” Babis said..

Tihanovskaya this week attended an economic forum in Poland and several events with the country’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

Polish officials told Reuters that the Visegrad Group summit to be held on Friday will discuss the situation in Belarus with a view to agreeing on a common position..

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