Head of observation mission of OSCE/ODIHR has friendly meeting with minister Navumau
On 10 September the Interior Minister of Belarus Uladzimir Navumau met with the head of the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission, Geert-Hinrich Ahrens.
The meeting was held in the Interior Ministry and lasted for about an hour.
‘We are satisfied with the work done. We have discussed the issues which have relation to the elections. For instance, the role of the police on the Day of elections, protection of ballot boxes during their transportation. We have also discussed issues of checking signatures during registration of candidates for deputies. I would like to note that it was a very friendly meeting,’ Geert-Hinrich Ahrens said to journalists.
Bear in mind that the Interior Minister of Belarus Uladzimir Navumau has been banned entry to the EU countries and the US. According to the report and resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Navumau hindered proper investigation of abductions of Belarusian opposition leaders and a journalist. He is one of the suspects of being a participant in abductions and assassinations of well-known persons in Belarus.