Western nations call for investigation into Belarus flight ‘diversion’ to arrest dissident

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    The United States and western European members of the UN Security Council called Wednesday for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to investigate Belarus’ diversion of a European flight and arrest of a dissident on board.

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