Telephone Merkel-Lukashenko: Agreement on Immigration Negotiations | Skai.gr

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Minsk announced today that Alexander Lukashenko and Angela Merkel have agreed to start negotiations at European level to resolve the ongoing immigration crisis on the EU-Belarus border.

The leaders of Germany and Belarus agreed “that the problem as a whole is returning to the level of Belarus-EU relations and that officials appointed by the parties will start negotiations immediately,” Lukashenko was quoted as saying. Belta news agency.

“In this context, the desire of refugees to go to Germany will be examined,” the statement continued.

Today was the second telephone conversation between the last two leaders in the last three days.

“The parties reached an agreement on how to act and proceed to resolve the existing issues,” the Lukashenko regime’s press service added.

According to a statement from the Chancellery, Angela Merkel “stressed the need, with the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organization for Migration and in cooperation with the European Commission, to provide humanitarian assistance and repatriation to migrants. trapped on the border between Belarus and Poland “

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