Words are not enough to resolve the refugee crisis on Poland’s border with Belarus, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said, demanding that NATO take “concrete steps” to deal with the issue.
“There is no doubt that things have gone too far,”Morawiecki said that Morawiecki added to the Polish PAP news agency, Sunday. “words alone are not enough to stop”Minsk is the one Warsaw accuses of creating the border crisis.
The prime minister also revealed that he and the leaders of Latvia and Lithuania were considering invoking Article 4 of the NATO Treaty to encourage the alliance to take some action over the situation on Poland’s eastern border with Belarus.
Art. 4 states that parties to the treaty must hold consultations “whenever, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence or security of any of the parties is threatened.”
Not enough is to be just. “publicly express our concern,”Morawiecki added that “commitment”And “concrete steps”All NATO members are needed. He stated that he kept in contact with European leaders, and spoke recently to Charles Michel, President of the European Council, and Ursula von der Leyen (head of EU Commission). He said US President Joe Biden was aware of what Morawiecki described as Minsk’s “provocative actions.”
Polish Head of Government also stated that new sanctions were being discussed against Belarus and will be reviewed at the next Emergency Summit of the European Council, which Poland requested. “We will certainly discuss further sanctions, including the complete closure of the border,”He stated.
Morawiecki accused Minsk – and Moscow – of waging a “disinformation”Poland is being blamed for its crisis by a campaign against it. He also urged Western media not to fall for Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s “manipulations”He offered to allow refugees camps access in return for his chills, and said some articles from the US had given him chills. He encouraged journalists to use his advice. “reliable confirmed information”Through a special portal created by the Polish government, it is possible to obtain information.
Many thousands of refugees, most from the Middle East and elsewhere, are camping at the border with Belarus. Belarus is accused by the EU of orchestrating this crisis. Minsk has repeatedly denied this, explaining it simply can’t afford increased border security due to crippling sanctions from Brussels. Belarus accused the EU also of supporting its war on terror “hybrid war”By supporting the Belarusian Opposition, you can support Minsk
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