Migrants at the Belarusian-Polish border talk about problems with water

  Illegal migrants' camp on the Belarusian-Polish border - 1920, 11/09/2021

BRUZGI checkpoint (Belarusian-Polish border), November 9 – Migrants from the Middle East, who have accumulated on the border of Belarus and Poland, are in dire need of water, the refugees told about this in an interview with a reporter
On Monday, the State Border Committee of Belarus reported that a large group of refugees from the countries of the East and Africa went to the border of Belarus with Poland. In the evening, the department said that the situation with refugees on the border of the republic with Poland remains extremely tense: more than two thousand refugees, including a significant number of women and children, have stopped in front of the Polish barriers on the border line. The Polish security forces do not let them through, the migrants made attempts to overcome the obstacles. Refugees set up camp at the border line overnight.
“We came from Kurdistan as a family. We spent the night by the fire. Now the biggest problem is water. We asked the Belarusian military, offered money to bring water. They don’t understand us. We have children here, we ourselves can be patient,” he said. refugee Kadim from the Middle East.
According to the refugees, they arrived in Minsk at different times, “someone a month ago, someone stayed in Minsk for two days.” “We cannot stay in Kurdistan. We have oil. But our government is a mafia. There is no work,” another refugee said.
One of the ten families said that they intend to go to Germany, Denmark, Belgium or Austria.
Recently, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland reported an increase in the number of detained illegal migrants on the border with Belarus, accusing Minsk of creating a migration crisis. Minsk rejects all charges. In connection with the situation, the President of Poland introduced a state of emergency on the territories bordering with Belarus, the army and the police were involved in protecting the border. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko noted that Minsk will no longer restrain the flow of illegal migrants to the EU countries: because of the West’s sanctions, there is “neither money, nor effort.” The border guards of Belarus have repeatedly stated about the forcible expulsion of migrants by Lithuania, Poland and Latvia to the Belarusian territory.
“Soldiers! Check Uniforms and Communications”: Crisis at EU Borders

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Illegal migrants want to obtain refugee status in the EU, and Germany is called the final destination of the route.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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Illegal migrants want to obtain refugee status in the EU, and Germany is called the final destination of the route.

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According to the stories of the refugees, they gathered in such a large group in order to exclude a forcible expulsion from Poland.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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According to the stories of the refugees, they gathered in such a large group in order to exclude a forcible expulsion from Poland.

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The President of Poland introduced a state of emergency on the territories bordering Belarus. The combat readiness of the troops has been increased.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border.  Frame from video

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The President of Poland introduced a state of emergency on the territories bordering Belarus. The combat readiness of the troops has been increased.

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“Soldiers! Check uniforms and communications, inform employers and loved ones,” urged the official account of the Territorial Defense Forces on Twitter.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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“Soldiers! Check uniforms and communications, inform employers and loved ones,” urged the official account of the Territorial Defense Forces on Twitter.

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The refugees reached the Polish-Belarusian border and tried to cross it, but were detained.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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The refugees reached the Polish-Belarusian border and tried to cross it, but were detained.

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The border guards promised to send those who can break through to Poland back to Belarus.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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The border guards promised to send those who can break through to Poland back to Belarus.

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Nevertheless, migrants do not give up their attempts to storm the border.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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Nevertheless, migrants do not give up their attempts to storm the border.

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Illegals tried to cut through the barbed wire fences.

Refugees at the Belarusian-Polish border

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Illegals tried to cut through the barbed wire fences.

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In response, the Polish security forces sprayed tear gas.

The situation on the Belarusian-Polish border

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In response, the Polish security forces sprayed tear gas.

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Illegal migrants want to obtain refugee status in the EU, and Germany is called the final destination of the route.

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According to the stories of the refugees, they gathered in such a large group in order to exclude a forcible expulsion from Poland.

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The President of Poland introduced a state of emergency on the territories bordering Belarus. The combat readiness of the troops has been increased.

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“Soldiers! Check uniforms and communications, inform employers and loved ones,” urged the official account of the Territorial Defense Forces on Twitter.

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The refugees reached the Polish-Belarusian border and tried to cross it, but were detained.

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The border guards promised to send those who can break through to Poland back to Belarus.

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Nevertheless, migrants do not give up their attempts to storm the border.

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Illegals tried to cut through the barbed wire fences.

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In response, the Polish security forces sprayed tear gas.

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