Minsk is accused of attracting these people to its territories and then transporting them to Poland’s border in an attempt to create a crisis and retaliate for Western sanctions.
“About 7,000”According to the Belarusian presidency, there are currently more than 2,000 migrants in Belarus. This is the epicenter for a migratory crises.
The spokesperson for the Belarusian head of state, Natalia Eïsmont said that Minsk would work to repatriate 5,000 migrants, “If they so desire”. She assured Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, that she would continue to negotiate with the European Union. “Humanitarian corridor”Berlin did not immediately comment on the assertion, but it was agreed to evacuate the remaining 2000 to Germany.
“The European Union will establish a humanitarian corridor to receive 2,000 refugees (at the border)”She stated that she agreed.
These remarks were made the day following a telephone interview with Alexander Lukashenko, Belarusian leader and German Chancellor. This was the second phone interview in a row.
According to Natalia Eïsmont, around 2,000 migrants are currently in a makeshift camp on the border with Poland, adding that between 200 and 500 others are scattered elsewhere along the demarcation.
Minsk is accused by the European Union of having attracted people mostly from Middle Eastern countries to Belarus, before transporting them to Poland’s border to create a crisis in migration and retaliate for Western sanctions.
Alexander Lukashenko’s regime, however, has multiplied the appeasement declarations in recent times and is expecting a first repatriation flight to Iraqi migrants on Thursday.