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The ministry believes that people should be allowed into the republic according to the lists, and not imposed sanctions against Minsk, without evidence accusing the country of organizing an illegal migration channel.
“The Department of Aviation, in turn, undertakes to publish this list for public use and to implement this EU decision,” the ministry said in a statement.
The department added that the Belarusian carrier Belavia has been flying to EU countries for 25 years and is also a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The airline itself did not receive a single request from the EU with demands to provide information or stop operating flights to countries or transporting citizens of certain states on their flights, the department added.
Earlier, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that Germany had prepared proposals on the introduction of new “sensitive” sanctions against Belarus. According to him, the European Union will continue to discuss the topic of the migration crisis on the border with Belarus.