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Ireland Strongly Condemns Forced Landing Of Ryanair Plane In Belarus.

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Transport Minister says who ever is responsible must be held to account.

Ireland has strongly condemned the forced landing of a Ryanair plane in Belarus and called for those arrested to be released immediately.

Eamon Ryan made the comments before Belarussian officials at the International Transport Forum’s annual conference.

On Sunday, a Ryanair flight was diverted to Minsk where an opposition journalist and a social media manager were detained.

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan says it was completely unacceptable and believes a full investigation should be carried out:

Minister Ryan says it's vital that whoever was responsible for the forced landing is held to account:

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