The Polish Interior Ministry sent messages to the mobile phones of migrants who arrived in the country, demanding to leave the country and return to Minsk. Is informed by The times.
“The Polish border is closed. The Belarusian authorities lied to him. Come back to Minsk! “- he said in the message. In total, about 31 thousand of these SMS were sent.
In addition, the migrants received a link to the website, in English, French, Arabic, Russian and Polish. published warning that illegal border crossings “could result in incarceration.” According to the newspaper, the authorities took such measures after the number of refugees trying to enter the country from Belarus rose to a record high, amounting to almost 500 people a day.
The migration crisis on the borders of Belarus and the European Union began at the end of May. Large groups of migrants from Africa and the Middle East have begun to cross borders illegally seeking asylum in European countries. As reported by the Lithuanian authorities, the influx of migrants exceeded similar 2020 indicators by several dozen times. European countries accused in the Minsk incident and personally President Alexander Lukashenko.
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