Charter97.org editor starts visit to France
1:36, — Politics
Natallia Radzina has been invited to Paris by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The French side is interested in the situation in Belarus.
As part of her visit from October 15 to October 20, Natallia Radzina is expected to meet with François Hollande's international relations adviser Romain Nadal, head of Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of France Élisabeth Guigou, French MFA's Human Rights Ambassador François Zimeray, UNESCO's Director of Freedom of Expression and Media Development Guy Berger, heads of the Foundation Chirac launched by former French president Jacques Chirac, head of the Belarusian-French friendship group Gerald Darmanin, heads of the departments for globalization, development, partnership and long-term forecasting, the mission on democratic issues of the French MFA and members of the National Assembly.
Natallia Radzina is also supposed to meet with President of the International Federation for Human Rights Souhayr Belhassen, representatives of the Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT), Reporters without Borders, politologists, editors and journalists from AFP news agency, Le Mond and Le Figaro.
The French MFA also organizes a meeting of charter97.org editor with members of the European Parliament in Brussels on December 19.
The issues to be discussed during the visit include the human rights situation, torture of political prisoners in Belarusian jails and international solidarity with democratic Belarus.
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