UEFA also extended the sanctions it had launched against Russia and Ukraine to Belarus.
An official statement from UEFA holds the country responsible for playing an active role in the Russian military operation in Ukraine, helping the army enter the country.
Thus, the body has decided that Belarusian clubs and teams participating in UEFA competitions will have to play home matches on neutral grounds and without the presence of an audience.
The decision has immediate effect and was taken during the meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee, which announced on Monday the suspension of Russian clubs and national teams from all their competitions, in connection with FIFA, due to the invasion. of Ukraine by Russia.