Merkel asked Putin to influence Minsk in connection with the migration crisis. Berlin called the actions of the Belarusian authorities “inhuman” and “completely unacceptable”
Alexander Lukashenko, Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are ready to negotiate the migration crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin. '' According to him, such negotiations may take place in the near future.
“ As I understand it, Alexander Lukashenko and Chancellor Merkel are ready to talk to each other. Hope this happens soon & mdash; this is most important, because migrants tend to primarily go to Germany '', & mdash; Putin said.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas announced on November 10 that the European Union is planning expand and tighten sanctions against Minsk due to the massive accumulation of migrants at the Belarusian-Polish border.
He noted that EU countries should conduct explanatory work in the countries of origin of migrants in order to “ eliminate false promises. '' Maas also called Lukashenka’s actions “inhuman.”
On the same day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, asked him to “influence the regime in Minsk.”
She called the use of migrants by the Belarusian regime as a tool against the EU inhuman and completely unacceptable.
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