NATO warns Belarus before instrumentalization of refugees
The NATO has warned Belarus against the instrumentation of refugees against the military alliance. NATO see the "recent escalation on the border between Poland and Belarus" with concern, explained a representative of the Alliance on Monday in Brussels. The military alliance is ready to support allies and to ensure security. © Wojtek Radwanski NATO has warned Belarus against the instrumentation of refugees against the military alliance.
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Threatened with sanctions by the European Union, Belarus ensures to repatriate migrants present at the Polish border. Today, thousands of people stay massed on the border between Poland and Belarus.
Calm before the storm? This Monday, November 15, 2021, the various foreign ministers of Europe met in Brussels. Faced with the escalation of migration pressure at the Polish borders, the objective of the 27 remains to find an agreement on the enlargement of the sanctions imposed on Belarus. It was not to mention the assault of hundreds of migrants from a closed border crossing between Poland and Belarus at the same time.
Seehofer calls for help from EU in the refugee dispute with Belarus
Given the crowd of thousands of refugees at the EU external border with Belarus, Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) has asked the EU to support Poland and Germany. "Poland or Germany can not handle it alone," said Seehofer the "picture" newspaper (Tuesday edition). All EU states would now have to stand up, since the Belarussian ruler Alexander Lukashenko attempts to use the fates of refugees, "to destabilize the West".
For months, a thick fog scrubs the fortune dwellings of the passage of Kuznica. Massée near the strategic crossing point at the Polish border, a vast human tide tries to force barrage barches this Saturday, November 13, 2021. Against the tear gas from the Polish guards, a hundred women, men and children Falled at the heart of this border village of Belarus for several days, use branches of trees and round shovels to defend themselves.
The 2,000 refugees prevented at the border seek to flee their country with a civil war. In total illegality, Poland always refuses them entry into its territory, while the Belarusian regime feeds this humanitarian crisis through the issuance of visas to asylum seekers. Saturday, fifty people from Kurdistan Iraqi and Syria were forced to cross the border by the Belarusian authorities. They were quickly intercepted by the Polish guards, then returned to the border. These important vagues of police brutality noted in recent days disturbed Europe. Humanitarian organizations already deplore more than a dozen people killed.
Two larger groups: migrants break border from Belarus to Poland
Multiple dozen migrants should have media reports succeeded in destroying fences and passing the border. © Photo: DPA / Leonid Shcheglov Two larger groups of migrants have broken the border from Belarus to Poland. Two major groups of migrants have risen on their hoped-for path to the EU Polish media broken the border from Belarus to Poland.
"Organized Traffic of Human Being"
Faced with this exacerbation of violence, the wind turns and Minsk changes on board. President Belarusse Alexander Loukachenko now swims on the countercurrent and undertakes not wanting a conflict at his border. He claims to work to return "home" people camping at the border with the European Union. The Iraqi government goes in the direction of the wind with the organization of a first repatriation of Iraqi migrants, from Thursday, November 18, 2021.
The Union has suspected a powerful desire for revenge of Belarus against the Western penalties adopted since the presidential election of 2020. These restrictive measures aimed to combat opponents' repressive policy. Today, the High Representative of The European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell intends to target airlines and travel agencies of the country. The stability of the European Union remains at stake. Europe swims in troubled waters, Josep Borrell is located in the hollow of the wave: "We do not want it to affect the living conditions of the population."
Lead 2-Front Uni Paris and Warsaw on Belarus, New Incidents at the Border .
Europe-Migrants / Belarus-France-Poland (Lead 2, Photo, TV): Lead 2-Front Uni of Paris and Warsaw on the Belarus, new incidents at the border (updated with details on the situation on the ground) Paris / Warsaw, 24 November (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and the Prime Minister Polish Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Wednesday having discussed a Strengthening sanctions against Belarus, during an interview in the morning at the Elysee.