Embassy of Iraq in Russia announced on organizing an evacuation trip for Iraqis who want to return from Belarus to Iraq.
According to the statement of the diplomatic mission, in order to be included in the list for the evacuation, citizens are asked to contact the consulate via WhatsApp or by e-mail.
How writes NEXTA, migrants at the border were also offered to seek asylum in Belarus or return home. According to the newspaper, the head of the representative office of the International Organization for Migration in Belarus Mahym Orazmukhammedova told about this in the camp.
Earlier, The Insider wrote that on November 8, a large group of refugees was noticed in Belarus near the highway leading to the border with Poland. Later they tried break the barbed wire fence and enter the EU.
A meeting of the crisis headquarters was held in Warsaw with the participation of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense in connection with the events on the Polish-Belarusian border. On November 9, the Seim (Parliament) of Lithuania adopted a resolution that introduced a state of emergency on the border with Belarus from November 10.
On November 10, the crisis was discussed over the telephone by Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She asked Putin to influence the situation, noting that “the exploitation of migrants by the Belarusian regime in the fight against the European Union is inhuman and completely unacceptable.” According to the Kremlin, Putin told Merkel that the EU should discuss the issue with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.
By data Bloomberg that the European Union, as part of a new package of restrictive measures against Belarus due to the migration crisis, is considering sanctions against Aeroflot. In addition, according to the newspaper, the United States and Great Britain are preparing their sanctions, but whether they will affect Russia is not specified. The sanctions are expected to be introduced in early December.
Aeroflot, in turn, rejected accusations of involvement in the transport of migrants to Belarus and threatened to sue.