More than 400 migrants have flew from the capital of Belarus – Minsk – Stanisław Żaryn, spokesman for the minister of the special services coordinator, announced on Saturday. He added that mainly Kurds were returning.
“On Friday, another plane with migrants flew from Minsk to Iraq. This time over 400 people on board” – wrote the spokesman of the minister coordinator of special services Stanisław Żaryn on Twitter. He added that over 1,500 people have already returned from Belarus to Iraq and Syria, and that more flights are planned.
In his opinion, “the Belarusian operation against Poland is ongoing and will be continued. Its goals are part of Russia’s strategic influence against NATO.” “Mainly Kurds are returning, there is still Yemen and the rest of the people brought via Moscow” – he stressed.
Crisis on the border
On Friday, a spokesman for the minister for the special services coordinator said that Belarus had several thousand foreigners brought in by the authorities in Minsk in recent months.
From the beginning of the year, the Border Guard recorded over 37,000. attempts to illegally cross the Polish-Belarusian border, of which over 8,000 in November, nearly 17.3 thousand. in October, almost 7.7 thous. in September and over 3.5 thousand. in August.
From September 2, due to migratory pressure in the border zone with Belarus, until the end of November, a state of emergency applies, which means that unauthorized persons, including journalists, are not allowed to stay in this area, apart from the residents. The ban on the media means that information from the border comes almost exclusively from official agents – politicians and services. Therefore, journalistic and reliable verification of these reports is impossible.
By the middle of next year, a steel fence will be erected on the border with Belarus, topped with barbed wire and enriched with electronic devices. The 180 km long and 5.5 m high dam will be built in Podlasie. Along the border, motion sensors, day and night cameras will be installed. The Bug is a natural dam in the Lublin region.
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