The situation on the border with Belarus has escalated in recent days. According to information provided by the services, the number of attempts to illegally enter the territory of Poland has increased. The spokesman of the minister of the special services coordinator, Stanisław Żaryn, wrote in social media that more groups of migrants are gathering in Minsk, who will probably be transported west, towards Poland or Lithuania. He attached two recordings to the entries, which are to illustrate his words.
The spokesman of the minister of the special services coordinator, Stanisław Żaryn, wrote on Twitter on Thursday that more groups of migrants are gathering in Minsk. He added that they would most likely be transported towards Poland and Lithuania. “The migration route is still fed by people,” he commented.
In another entry, Żaryn wrote that among the migrants who group in Minsk, “there are children prepared for propaganda activities”. He added that the children are given banners.
He attached short recordings to both entries. In one of these films, you can see groups of foreigners gathering in the streets with their luggage. The next one shows a child holding a banner in his hand.
The fact that another group of migrants who are to head towards Poland is gathering in the capital of Belarus was also reported on Thursday by the independent Belarusian journalist Tadeusz Giczan. He attached a recording to the tweet.
The state of emergency at the border with Belarus
From the beginning of the year, the Border Guard recorded nearly 33,000 attempts to illegally cross the Polish-Belarusian border, of which almost 4.4 thousand in November, nearly 17.3 thousand in October, almost 7.7 thousand in September and over 3.5 thousand in August .
Since September 2, due to the migratory pressure in the border zone with Belarus, 183 localities of the Podlaskie and Lubelskie voivodships have been under a state of emergency. It was introduced for 30 days under the ordinance of President Andrzej Duda, issued at the request of the Council of Ministers. The Seym agreed to extend the state of emergency for another 60 days.
Main photo source: Twitter / Stanisław Żaryn