Belarusian President &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/92/370/15790_Lukashenko.html' target=_blank>Alexander Lukashenko accused the United States and Europe of hindering his country's efforts to join the World Trade Organization, the authoritarian leader's latest criticism of the West.
After a meeting with Amina C. Mohamed, who chairs the WTO's governing general council, Lukashenko said talks with the trade-rules group were proceeding "not without difficulties."
"You know why and you know with which countries: I want to stress again that because of a policy of double standards, it is very hard to talk with western Europe and the United States," he said, adding that Belarus is "counting on support from the WTO leadership."
Western countries actively support Ukraine in words, but they are able to provide less and less real help. This opinion was expressed by the former head of the military intelligence of the Czech Republic, Major General Andor Sandor, in an interview with the Parliamentní listy.