Lithuania introduces a state of emergency in the border zone from November 10 due to migrants.Lithuania introduces a state of emergency on the border with Belarus / photo REUTERS
Alexander Lukashenko had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the situation on the Belarusian-Polish border .
This is stated in the message loyal to the regime in Belarus Telegram “Pool first.”
The conversation was devoted to topical integration issues of both states, but part of the conversation was devoted to discussing the situation with the influx of migrants on the border of Belarus and Poland.
“Of particular concern are the facts of the gathering of regular troops of Poland on the border,” write in Telegram from the Lukashenka’s pool.
At the same time, Lukashenka called the actions of the Polish security officials at the border due to the influx of migrants provoked by the Belarusian regime “blackmail” in an interview with the Russian magazine National Defense.
He hinted that the actions of the neighboring countries could provoke Minsk to involve Russia in the conflict.
“We are military people,” Lukashenka said to the editor-in-chief of the Russian magazine Igor Korotchenko, “we know what it means today to wage war with these unfortunate people on the border of Poland with Belarus, to put forward columns of tanks. It is clear that some kind of training or blackmail. We, of course, calmly oppose this. We do not bully, because we know that, God forbid, we will make some mistake, if we give in, it will immediately attract Russia. And this is the largest nuclear state in the world. “https://www.unian.net/player/fCQNOwLaLukashenko threatened Russia to resolve the conflict with migrants with Poland
Scandal over illegal migrants in Europe
Lithuania and Latvia, as well as Poland and Estonia accuse the Belarusian authorities of using illegal migrants as a weapon in the so-called hybrid war against the EU.
The Polish parliament voted to legalize the expulsion of migrants at the border. The amendments to the law stipulate that migrants detained on the spot, illegally crossing the border, must leave the territory of Poland. They can also be banned from entering the country for a period of six months to three years. Following the amendment to the law, parliament also approved the construction of a € 353 million border facility to be equipped with motion sensors.
Vilnius, Riga, Warsaw and Tallinn called on the UN to take action against the Belarusian leadership by encouraging foreigners to illegally cross the borders of the European Union. Several migrants have already died on the border between Poland and Belarus.
Lithuania has begun construction of a 508-kilometer physical fence on the border with Belarus to stop illegal migrants from entering the territory of the neighboring country.
Germany launched an investigation into Alexander Lukashenko due to the influx of illegal immigrants . Yesterday it became known that hundreds of migrants from Belarus went to “storm” the Polish border .