EU state asks Poland to halt Ukrainian refugee trains – minister — Analysis

The vast numbers of refugees trying to flee the conflict with Russia has created a “bottleneck situation” in Europe

Poland’s Deputy Interior Minister, Pavel Shefernaker, told news channel TVN24 on Monday that Warsaw has been asked to stop sending Ukrainian refugees by train to Germany, as Berlin struggles to cope with the influx of people fleeing conflict.

“Last night I spoke with the German Interior Ministry, where we were asked to suspend special trains that go to Germany, because there is already a bottleneck situation there,”Shefernaker stated.

According to the Polish minister, 28,000 people had already left Poland in three days by train. 1.5 million are still displaced and need countries to help them temporarily relocate while conflict continues.

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Shefernaker, despite Germany’s request, reminded the nations “we must all support each other,”Addition: Poland’s counting on “this European solidarity”To overcome the crisis. According to German media, around 15,000 Ukrainians arrive in Berlin each day. 

According to the United Nations (UN), more than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine after Russia’s military attacked on February 24, saying its goal was to demilitarize and “denazify”The country to protect the Donbass Republics. Everyday, refugees cross into neighbouring countries such as Hungary, Moldova Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovakia to seek safety.

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