EU imposes sanctions, cuts air links with Belarus over plane ‘hijacking’

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    The European Union agreed Monday to impose sanctions on Belarus, including banning its airlines from using the airspace and airports of the 27-nation bloc, amid fury over the forced diversion of a passenger jet to arrest an opposition journalist.

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