Ambassador of Belarus summoned “on the carpet” in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine

The Ukrainian foreign Ministry had summoned the Ambassador of Belarus to Ukraine Igor Sokol in connection with the detention of Belarusian competent authorities of the Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan in Minsk, the press service of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry.

“Head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission expressed deep concern over the situation with the detention and prohibition of entry of Serhiy Zhadan, attention is drawn to the consistency of such actions of the Belarusian law enforcement authorities against citizens of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.

Explanations of the Belarusian side received today, does not satisfy the Ukrainian side. In the near future will hold telephone conversation of heads of foreign policy departments of Ukraine and Belarus, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

As reported, the Ukrainian poet Serhiy Zhadan was detained in the capital of Belarus and interrogated about “terrorism”. Ukrainian authorities have reacted to the arrest of the writer.

First Secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine in Belarus Maria Gutsalo told that the writer today veeram will return to Ukraine.