Dr. Kulakevich Discusses the Significance of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Belarus
SIGS Professor, Dr. Tatsiana Kulakevich, discusses US-Belarus relations in her article “Pompeo to Visit Minsk: Why Is the US Defrosting Ties With Belarus?” posted in the Globe Post. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Belarus on February 1st calls for some attention and prompts a historic moment indicating the end of US-Belarus’s frozen ties. This visit also send a signal of the US’s support for Belarus’ sovereignty and its strategic location in Europe and demonstrates the US holding up to their security promise made under the Budapest Memorandum. To learn more about this historical event read the article (linked above).