Belarus: 8 points to understand the crisis with thousands of immigrants on the EU border

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As the number of people trying to cross the border increased, the area was fortified with barbed wire.

In recent days, the migration crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border has escalated, as thousands of immigrants from the Middle East and Africa are trying to enter the territory of Poland.

Many of them fly to Belarus: according to the Flightradar24 portal, next week there will be 21 flights from Istanbul to Minsk (the capital of the country), 12 from Dubai and 1 from Baghdad. Not to mention charter flights.

In response, Turkey has decided to ban Iraqis, Syrians and Yemenis from flying to Belarus, which supports migration to the European Union. But the Turkish measure should not stem the tide that has turned into a geopolitical crisis at the door of the European bloc.

For Poland, the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Belarus fabricated and orchestrated the issue, a charge denied by the country’s controversial leader, President Alexander Lukashenko, who has threatened to cut off gas supplies to the country. and enjoys the support of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

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