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US News: Belarus: Bazzad organizes a first repatriation of Iraqi migrants Thursday

Poland-Belarus: The tragedy experienced by the thousands of migrants may last

 Poland-Belarus: The tragedy experienced by the thousands of migrants may last © Via Reuters - Obtained by Reuters it was 1 ° Celsius Wednesday 10 November in the morning in the border Polish region with Belarus. Thousands of migrants, by glacial time, always hope to cross the Polish border and set foot in the European Union. They arrived there because Belarus's authoritarian regime provided them visas, before pushing them to the border with Poland, who does not want to welcome them. These migrants are currently in a prohibited area between the two countries.

At the border between Poland and Belarus, migrants have been blocked for days in the cold, leading to a diplomatic crisis between the European Union and Belarus

Des migrants sont bloqués à la frontière entre la Pologne et la Biélorussie. Certains venus d'Irak pourront «volontairement» rejoindre Bagdad jeudi par un vol direct entre Minsk et Bagdad. © Leonid Shcheglov / AP / SIPA Migrants are blocked at the border between Poland and Belarus. Some from Iraq will be able to "voluntarily" join Baghdad Thursday through a direct flight between Minsk and Baghdad. Immigration - At the border between Poland and Belarus, migrants have been blocked for days in the cold, leading to a diplomatic crisis between the European Union and Belarus

they have traveled a long way ... but may return to return at the starting point. The Iraqi government announced the organization Thursday of a first repatriation of Iraqi migrants stuck to the border between Belarus and Poland "on the basis of volunteering".

Migratory crisis: Vladimir Putin calls on the EU to restore the contact with Belarus

 Migratory crisis: Vladimir Putin calls on the EU to restore the contact with Belarus © Reuters Humanitarian distribution for migrants near the Belarus-Polish border, in the region of Grodno, Belarus, November 11, 2021. While EU members are preparing to adopt sanctions against Belarus, accused of orchestrating the arrival of several thousand migrants at the gates of Europe, Vladimir Putin asked on Thursday to restore the Dialogue with Minsk.

"Iraq will make a first flight for those who wish to voluntarily return on the 18th of this month 'since Belarus, said Ahmed al-Sahaf, spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to the Iraqi public television in the night of Sunday to Monday.

More than 500 Iraqis blocked at the border

He did not specify how many people would board on this flight Minsk-Baghdad. On the other hand, Iraq "has identified 571 Iraqi" blocked at the Polono-Belarusian border that has been ready to return to "voluntarily" Iraq, explained Al-Sahaf.

These Iraqis, originating in most of the Kurdistan autonomous region of Iraq , are part of a group of thousands of migrants from the Middle East that camp at the border between Belarus and Poland, a member of the 'European Union.

migrants: the increasingly murderer handle with the arrival of the winter

 migrants: the increasingly murderer handle with the arrival of the winter © Francois Lo Presti a maritime constable for migrants tempting to cross the Channel, on 12 August 2021 London judged Friday "unacceptable" the Number of illegal crossings of the Channel by migrants since France, which reached a thousand Thursday - a new record - while the human balance was still rolled out.

Regular airlines between Baghdad and Minsk have been suspended since August and the Consulates of Belarus in Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan, are closed for a little more than a week.

These measures, explained Ahmed al-Sahaf, "have reduced the travels of Iraqis (towards Belarus, NDLR), but the problem is that some go there now on indirect flights, passing through Turkey, the Qatar, the Emirates and Egypt ".

They flee economic difficulties and instability

Iraqi Kurdish migrants say flee the economic difficulties and instability that overwhelm their region, located in northern Iraq. Some of them, interviewed by AFP, say they wanted to enter Poland and then move to Germany or Great Britain in the hope of finding better economic prospects.

Their fate is a source of impasse in the relations between the Union and the United States on one side, and on the other the Belarus supported by Russia, its ally.

Migrants at the Polish border: Putin denies any responsibility

 Migrants at the Polish border: Putin denies any responsibility © Valery Ax The Russian President at a virtual summit of APEC leaders in Moscow. AFP / Pool / Mikhail Metzel A denial that takes the form of charges. In an interview broadcast this Saturday, Vladimir Putin rejects any responsibility in the migratory crisis ongoing at the border between Belarus and Poland , where thousands of migrants have been massaged for days in terrible conditions. "I want everyone to know: we have nothing to do with it.

This migratory crisis was mentioned on Monday at a meeting in Baghdad between the Vice-President of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas and Prime Minister Moustafa Al-Kazimi.

In a statement broadcast at the end of this meeting, Moustafa Al-Kazimi emphasized "the importance of taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of Iraqi citizens throughout the European territory", while warning against "The risk for them to be victims of migrant trafficking". Moustafa Al-Kazimi also stated according to the statement that his government wants to ensure the "voluntary return of all blocked Iraqis, and the way that preserves their dignity".

Mondela Poland will begin in December to build a wall at the border with Belarus MONDECRISE MIGRATORY: How can diplomacy solve the crisis on the Polish border?

Migration crisis: Poland and Belarus violate human rights at their borders, according to the human rights NGO Human Rights Watch, Polish border guards have "repulsed, sometimes violently" migrants, who Face Belarusian side with inhuman treatments and tor.
© Sergei Bobylev / TASS / SIPA USA / SIPA Poland refuses to open its border and plans to build a wall.

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