EU leaders seek to ramp up pressure on Belarus president


European Union leaders are holding an emergency summit amid claims of election fraud in Belarus. The opposition candidate is asking the U not to recognize the heavily disputed presidential election result. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels. The candidate who ran against Lukashenko, Svetlana taken Oska is appealing to you leaders from Lithuania, where she sought safety amid the postelection chaos. She urges the block to continue to reject the results of the August 9th vote and to back her plan to move forward in a peaceful process, including new elections. I call on you to support the awakening off bill arose. I call on all countries to respect the principles ofthe international low. You leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin urging him not to intervene in this situation. But Putin says he gave them the same

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