US condemns ‘sham’ elections in Belarus -State Dept

By Thomson Reuters Feb 25, 2024 | 11:19 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States condemned what it called “sham” parliamentary and local elections held in Belarus on Sunday, the State Department said.

“The elections were held in a climate of fear under which no electoral processes could be called democratic,” department spokesman Matthew Miller said in a statement on Sunday.

(Reporting by Katharine Jackson; Editing by Andrea Ricci)