According to him, already “more than 1.8 thousand Iraqi citizens stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border have been evacuated.”
Jahanker noted that “on Tuesday, the last flight will take place to evacuate those stuck at the border. [иракцев]who want to voluntarily return “to the country.
The export of Iraqi migrants from Belarus is carried out at the expense of the government, said a representative of the ministry.
Jahanker added that the total number of Iraqis wishing to return is over 3,000, most of them Kurds.
This year, the problem of illegal migration from the Middle East has become aggravated in the EU countries bordering Belarus. The EU initially stated that Belarus deliberately weakened control over the border on its part, later Alexander Lukashenko, who calls himself the president of Belarus, was accused not only of weakening control, but of organizing flows of illegal migration.
The European Union reported that migrants to Belarus are attracted through Belarusian diplomatic missions… According to Ukrainian intelligence, on the territory of third countries recruitment centers establishedwhere people are offered to deliver them to the European Union for a fee and, under the guise of tourists, are taken to Minsk. According to Welt am Sonntag, Belarus doubles the number of flights from the countries of the Middle East, they are most often used by illegal immigrants for further migration to EU countries.
Lithuania claims that some migrants arrive in Belarus from Russia… According to Polish law enforcement officers, among migrants who are trying to illegally cross the border – citizens of Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and other countries.
Located on the territory of Belarus migrants made a number of attempts to cross the border with Poland.
November 21 at a joint press conference in Riga with the head of the Latvian government Krisjanis Karins, Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki spokethat migrants in Belarus began to return home, but more than 11 thousand remain in the country.
On November 23, the head of the Polish government announced reducing the influx of migrants to Belarus as a result of Warsaw’s coordinated diplomatic offensive.
On November 25, Lukashenko proposed that the evacuation of illegal migrants from the country paid by the European Union.
On November 27, the fifth humanitarian flight departed from Minsk airport to Iraq, took out 418 illegal migrants… A total of 1,876 migrants were taken to Iraq.