Minsk accused of seeking to “divert” from international law and human rights abuses The great powers of the G7 Called, this Thursday,
Belarus Stop “immediately”
To the migration crisis Going on across EU borders.
In a statement, the UK’s foreign ministers (who are the rotating leader of the G7), France, the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan and the European Union “condemned the Belarusian regime’s orchestration of illegal immigration. Beyond its borders.”
Distribution of humanitarian aid
“We call for an immediate end to the regime’s campaign of aggression and exploitation to prevent further deaths and suffering,” they say. “The actions of the Belarusian regime are an attempt to divert attention from the continued neglect of international law, fundamental freedoms and human rights, including its own people,” they write.
G7 calls on Minsk to provide “immediate and unrestricted access to humanitarian assistance” to international organizations. They express their “solidarity” with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, who according to them are victims of the “provocative use of illegal immigration”.
The answer to Western restrictions
A few thousand immigrants, mainly from the Middle East, Camped in the freezer for several days On the Polish border, on the Belarusian side, in the hope of being able to enter the European Union.
The West accuses Minsk of arranging the visit from the summer, in response to Western sanctions against Belarus after the repression of a historic anti-government movement in 2020. Warsaw and Belarus, Lithuania and Latvia’s two other European neighbors are refusing to accept these thousands of immigrants.