Belarus: Release of American Citizen Emanuel Zeltser

Press Statement
Ian Kelly
Department Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 30, 2009

American citizen Emanuel Zeltser was released from Belarusian custody on June 30. The United States welcomes this positive step.

Consular officials in the Department and Embassy Minsk are currently working with Mr. Zeltser’s family to arrange his swift and safe return to the United States.

PRN: 2009/667