Lithuanian and Estonian presidents see progress in settling the Belarus conflict

Juris Kaža
3 min readAug 14, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on August 14 that the authorities in conflict torn Belarus were signaling interest in a plan for ended the crisis that calls for the Belarus government to end violence against its citizens, release all detainees, and for President Alexander Lukashenko to agree to a “national council” to bring together the government and civil society.

Local media in Lithuania reported Nauseda as saying at a press conference that “through diplomatic channels we received…

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Juris Kaža

A freelance journalist based in Riga, Latvia who has covered the country and region for 20 years. Speak native Latvian and English, fluent Swedish and German.