Consul of Ukraine allowed to the prisoner in Belarus, journalist

Консула Украины пустили к задержанному в Беларуси журналисту

The foreign Ministry of Belarus still has not issued an official comment on the detention.

The Ukrainian Consul received access to the detainee in Belarus, the Ukrainian journalist, the Ukrainian radio Paul Sharoika, said the Ambassador of Ukraine to Belarus Igor Kizim, transfers “112 Ukraine”.

According to him, the Consul was allowed to see the detainee after the Belarusian side was sent to the request. “As soon as we reported it (the arrest Sharoika), we sent a note regarding access to the detainee. This access was granted, our Consul met with Sharoika to find out in what conditions it contains and that he did not complain,” – said the Ambassador.

He also noted that after a meeting with Sharoika, the Consul met his wife and lawyer. He Sharoika contained in the investigative isolator of KGB in Minsk.

“After the detention has been named the causes is charged with espionage under the criminal code of Belarus. He is now in the KGB detention center under investigation,” said Kizim.

Ukraine’s Ambassador in Belarus said that the Belarusian foreign Ministry has still not issued an official comment on the detention.

We will remind that earlier it became izvetsno about the arrest in Belarus of a correspondent of the Ukrainian radio Paul Sharoika.