European Commission confirms strong support to the Belarusian population
Following announcement that it will increase its direct support for Belarusian civil society fourfold for the period 2011 – 2013, the Commission steps up donors' coordination. Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle commented: "Today's meeting provided an important opportunity to further demonstrate our solidarity with the population and civil society of Belarus. It will help ensure that the international assistance provided in this difficult period, is focussed, targeted and supportive."
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