The head of the British Foreign Office said that Russia is responsible for the migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border. Zakharova noted that Britain helped the US “occupy” Iraq and therefore has no right to such accusations
British officials have no right to accuse other countries of involvement in migration crises until then, until London answers for the consequences of the invasion of Iraq, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.
So she replied to British Foreign Minister Elizabeth Truss, who said that Russia is responsible for the migration crisis on the border of Poland and Belarus and should put pressure on Minsk to end it. The Foreign Minister called the crisis “ carefully designed. ''
The British invasion of Iraq was elaborately designed. 45 thousand British soldiers helped the United States to occupy this country, kill its citizens and plunder the bowels of the earth. Britain has a clear historical responsibility for everything that happens in the region since then, & mdash; the death of Iraqis, the destruction of Iraqi statehood, endless flows of refugees, the emergence of ISIS (a terrorist organization banned in Russia. & mdash; RBK ), humanitarian disasters in this part of the world, & raquo;, & mdash; Zakharova wrote on Telegram.
In her opinion, until Britain is held accountable for “ its crimes '', its officials have no right to accuse anyone whatsoever.
President Vladimir Putin argued that Russia was not involved in the migration crisis. “I want everyone to know. We have nothing to do with it here. There, everyone is trying to impose any responsibility on us for any reason and for no reason at all, '', & mdash; he emphasized.
Tensions on the Belarusian-Polish border have been persisting for the last week. On November 8, a convoy of migrants approached the border from Belarus, but the Polish border guards did not let people into the country. According to the Belarusian state agency BelTA, the majority of migrants are Kurds. Since then, refugees have broken through the border fence several times and entered the territory of Poland.
The State Border Committee of Belarus argued that the migrants organized themselves and thus wanted to draw attention to the “ actions of Poland in terms of non-observance of human rights. ''
However, in Poland and the rest of the EU, they are sure that Minsk deliberately organized the crisis in order to put pressure on a neighboring country. Polish President Andrzej Duda said that Belarusian services deliberately led migrants to the part of the border where there is no border crossing, so that they “ attack the Polish-Belarusian border. ''
Press Secretary of the Belarusian President Natalia Eismont said that Minsk always ready for dialogue with the European Union on the issue of migrants. “ I will tell you this: we have always been ready, now we are ready and we will be ready to discuss. We did not destroy this dialogue '', & mdash; she emphasized.
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