Belarus warns of migrant ‘catastrophe’ on Polish border

Belarus warns of migrant 'catastrophe' on Polish border

Belarus warns of migrant ‘catastrophe’ on Polish border — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko warned on Monday of “a humanitarian catastrophe on the border” with Poland.

Commenting on the migrants on the border, he added “we dressed them, we brought them some firewood and some shawls”, as he stressed how well Belarus had treated them, Reuters reported.

The EU has accused Belarus of pushing migrants, mostly from Iraq and Afghanistan, across the border with the bloc in response to sanctions.