Duda said that a land migration route from Afghanistan through Russia may appear
Polish President Andrzej Duda warned of the risk of a Afghanistan to Europe via Russia. At the same time, he expressed the hope that the Russian authorities will not allow such a crisis situation. RIA Novosti reports the words of the politician.
“Of course, we can have a situation when people from Afghanistan will go across the land borders, through Russia. I hope that such a situation will not happen, “Duda stressed during a press conference after the meeting of the heads of the Visegrad Group countries, which takes place on Monday, November 29, in Budapest.
The President of Poland also threatened Belarus with sanctions if It will organize the transfer of migrants from Afghanistan by air. “If this regime (Belarusian – approx. Lenta.ru ) acts in this way, then I am deeply convinced that there will be a reaction from the international community, primarily from the European Union through the creation of a firm a sanctions regime that will simply block practices of this type, ”Duda warned.
On November 8, several thousand migrants from the Middle East gathered in Belarus on the border with Poland and Lithuania. They are trying to break into the territory of the European Union to get to Germany. The West claims that the situation was specially organized by the Belarusian authorities within the framework of a “hybrid war”.
At the same time, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki blames Russia for the migration crisis. In his opinion, Moscow is trying to attack Europe with some kind of coordinated operation.