Due to displacement pressure in 183 areas of the province since September 2. Podlasi and Labelsky, bordering Belarus, have declared a state of emergency. The state of emergency was initially declared for 30 days. Another 60 day extension
Since August, the Polish Border Guard has disappointed more than 10,000 people. Attempts to cross the Polish-Belarusian border illegally, and 1.5 thousand. People were detained in the interior of the country and taken to foreign centers. Attempts were made to cross 7,535 borders in September alone.
On Tuesday, Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Prazidak announced that another note had been sent to Belarusian authorities with a proposal to send a humanitarian convoy of migrants to the border from Poland, and that the truck was ready to depart. Were
On Wednesday, Belarussian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anatoly Haz said that “Poland’s proposal is political and public rhetoric, which has nothing to do with reality or the situation.” According to Haz, “the hasty decision of the Polish authorities to send something in unilateral decisions without any feeling, request or consent of the partner is a clear indication of the Belarusian state and its sovereignty.”
A Belarussian Foreign Ministry spokesman accused Poland of “half the deaths of refugees, illegal repatriation and even disability of children with disabilities” on Polish soil. And Polish authorities have declared a state of emergency on the border “to cover it up”. In their opinion, Poland ignores the decisions of international organizations.
On Friday, a spokesman for the Border Guard Secretary said. On Thursday, a Belarusian service patrol opened fire on Polish soldiers patrolling the border with the Border Guard, Anna Mikalska said. As he noted, the shots were probably fired from empty ammunition. Nothing happened to anyone.