Belarusian citizenship granted to 244 people, including 24 minors


Belarusian  President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 223 on 11 June to grant Belarusian citizenship to 244 foreigners, including 24 minors, BelTA learned from the press service of the head of state.

These are natives of 18 countries. Belarusian passports will be handed over to them following a solemn ceremony of taking the oath of citizenship.

At the same time the head of state turned down citizenship applications filed by a number of foreign nationals who have not met all the requirements for the Belarusian citizenship.

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