- 1 Feb 2017
The UN Security Council is set to hold a closed door meeting on Belarus' diversion of a Ryanair plane. France, Ireland and Estonia will raise the issue.
The Belarusian opposition channel Nexta said Sunday that one of its former collaborators had been arrested after an emergency landing of a flight he was on in Minsk.
Roman Pratasevich, 26, was apprehended at Minsk airport after Ryanair flight FR4978 from Athens to Vilnius in Lithuania, was diverted to Belarus.
Some drama on a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius today.