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UK temporarily recalling its ambassador to Belarus

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks during an interview with Reuters in Seoul

(Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Friday Britain is temporarily recalling its Ambassador to Belarus, Jacqueline Perkins, for consultations on the situation in the country.

“UK condemns Belarus’ decision to expel Polish & Lithuanian diplomats,” Raab said https://twitter.com/DominicRaab/status/1314652079143649281 in a tweet. “In solidarity, we are temporarily recalling our Ambassador for consultations on the situation in Belarus,” he added.

Earlier on Friday, Poland and Lithuania also said they recalled diplomats from Belarus.

(Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla and Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese)

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