THE BCD LEADERS MET WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND KONRAD ADENAUER FOUNDATION
The meeting lasted for an hour and a half and summoned the Chairman of the Foundation and the member of European Parliament Hans Gert Pöttering, the member of the European Parliament Jacek Protasiewicz, Deputy Head of the Chief International Administration of the Foundation Frank Spengler, the Head of the office of Mr. Pöttering in the European Parliament Tobias Vinkler, the Head of the representative office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Belarus Stefan Malerius.
The participants of the meeting discussed the political situation in Belarus and the activity of the party “Belarusian Christian Democracy”, namely, the BCD registration issues, participation of the members of the party in the local elections, pressure on Christian democrats in Belarus.
They reached agreement on further close cooperation in the sphere of democratization.
According to Paval Sieviarynets, Mr. Pöttering was most impressed by the campaign “Repentance”, which is supervised by Vital Rymasheuski. The EP member stated the most important mission of the BCD in Belarus was “rethinking the communist history of Belarus at the national level”.