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02 December 2021, 18:45

Lukashenko points out death toll of migrant crisis at Belarusian-Polish border

MINSK, 2 December (BelTA) – There is a sea of nameless graves of refugees on the Polish side of the border, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in a recent interview with Dmitry Kiselyov, Director General of the Russian state news agency MIA Rossiya Segodnya, BelTA has learned.

According to the head of state, a large number of nameless graves of refugees appeared on the Polish-Belarusian border during the migrant crisis. But the Polish authorities are hiding this information, the president said.

"In the forests on the Polish side there is a sea of nameless graves of refugees. Who is burying these people? Not the authorities. They have imposed a state of emergency there and do not allow anyone there," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.

In his words, journalists and international observers can work only on the Belarusian side of the border.

“Those people die in Polish forests. Concerned citizens of Poland find these people in the woods and bury them. There are nameless graves there,” the head of state added.

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