Answer – The future of EU-Belarus relations – E-015440/2015

The release of the remaining political prisoners in August 2015 was an important step towards improving relations between the EU and Belarus.

In the past few years the Commission has been working with Belarus to deepen the policy of critical engagement. The economic reforms and membership of Belarus in the World Trade Organisation would be a major step to enhance Belarus’ long-term resilience, and the Commission is ready to use the EU’s toolbox in order to support a reform process.

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