Two Ukrainians are awaiting deportation from Belarus – Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine

A court in Belarus ordered that he be deported to Ukraine of two Ukrainians detained during protests in Minsk March 25 who are still in the center of the insulation, said head of the consular Department of consular service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasily Kirilich.

“One of the citizens of Ukraine were brought to administrative responsibility and arrested for 15 days. Compared to the other two, the court decided to deport them to Ukraine”, – he said.

Kirilich also said that at the moment the detained Ukrainians are in the center of isolation of offenders in Minsk.

Embassy of Ukraine is waiting for permission from the foreign Ministry of Belarus for a consular representative to visit the detained Ukrainians.

As reported, on March 25 in Minsk, the opposition tried to hold a rally on freedom Day, but pre-announced to the gathering place near the National Academy of Sciences were able to get mostly journalists. Potential participants were stopped by police cordons.

After that, thousands of activists began to move toward the center of Minsk from another place, but was soon stopped by the police, there was a mass detention of protesters.

The European Union and the United States condemned the detention of the protesters in Minsk. In the previous days in different cities of Belarus were arrested about 300 people on both administrative and criminal cases.