October 13, 2011
MINSK, 13 October (BelTA) – The sanctions of the European Union against Belarusian judges are unacceptable, Chairman of the Supreme Court of Belarus Valentin Sukalo told reporters on 13 October commenting on the introduction of visa restrictions by the EU on Belarusian judges and public prosecutors, BelTA has learnt.
Valentin Sukalo emphasized that at present there are common international documents on the independence of judges, all of them prohibit any sanctions against judges.
“We take such measures as blackmail and interference in the judicial system of Belarus. We consider it unacceptable,” the Chairman of the Supreme Court said.