Polish leader Duda and Belarusian opponent Tsikhanouskaya meet at Warsaw Security Forum
Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya participates in the Warsaw Security Forum (WSF). Created in 2014, the Forum is a leading conference in Central and Eastern Europe, it is dedicated to international security issues.
The Belarusian politician has held a number of bilateral meetings with politicians; in particular, she met the Polish President Andrzej Duda Tuesday.
Tsikhanouskaya and Duda discussed the current migration crisis at the EU’s borders, as well as steps that could be taken to repel a hybrid attack from Minsk.
In addition, Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya is expected to participate in the round table “A frozen border? Long-term prospects for Russian influence in Belarus and Ukraine ”. She will also see representatives of the Belarusian diaspora in Poland on October 6.
– Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya (@Tsihanouskaya) October 5, 2021
Previously, Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya had met Andrzej Duda in early June. Then she thanked President Duda for the launched and adopted EU assistance plan for democratic Belarus and comprehensive assistance to Belarus, i.e. the Kalinowski program, support for independent media , including Belsat TV, assistance to relocated people and businesses, support for the Belarusian Solidarity Center and the Belarusian House in Warsaw. They also discussed, inter alia, the acceleration of the process of establishing universal jurisdiction cases in Poland; increasing pressure on Alyaksandr Loukachenka and recognition of the regime as a terrorist.