The initiators of the closed meeting were the delegations of the United States and Estonia, according to a UN source.
The UN Security Council will discuss the situation in Belarus behind closed doors on Tuesday evening, August 18. This was reported by a source in the organization on Tuesday, August 18.
вЂњThe consultations will be held behind closed doors immediately after the previously planned discussion of the situation in Yemen,вЂќ he said.
The USA and Estonia came up with the initiative for the discussion.
It became known yesterday that the EU leaders will discuss the situation in Belarus. The head of the European Council called on the official Minsk to abandon the further use of force against peaceful demonstrators.
The EU also confirmed its intention to introduce additional sanctions against Belarus, in particular against those responsible for violating the electoral process and violence against protesters.