Lithuania’s president on Sunday condemned the arrest by Belarus of an exiled opposition activist as “abhorrent” after his Vilnius-bound flight made an emergency landing in Minsk.
“Unprecedented event! A civilian passenger plane flying to Vilnius was forcibly landed in #Minsk,” Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Twitter.
“Belarusian political activist & founder of @NEXTA_EN was on the plane. He is arrested. regime is behind the abhorrent action. I demand to free Roman Protasevic…
Source: Guardian Newspaper