FBA “Economics Today”
The migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border is gaining momentum. The number of refugees is growing, they left the tent camps in the forest and went towards the checkpoints, the main concentration is observed at the Bruzgi checkpoint.
The Belarusian authorities provided them with humanitarian aid and dry closets, and a press center was organized for journalists. Before leaving the forest thicket, the migrants organized a general cleaning and thus fulfilled the requests of the local authorities.
The Polish authorities, together with colleagues from Lithuania and Latvia, are discussing the issue of an emergency convening of the NATO Council; Riga has begun an unplanned military exercise on the border with Belarus.
The European Union began to conduct a direct dialogue with the Belarusian authorities, the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, discussed the situation on the border with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makei by phone.
The Iraqi authorities intend to organize flights to return their citizens home. And Germany has denied rumors about sending buses to transport refugees across Polish territory.
Earlier in “NewInform”: refugees who broke through the fence at the Polish border were caught on video.