160, 000 Ukrainian refugees arrived in Belarus during Donbas Conflict, - Lukashenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

Moreover, the Belarusian president complained about an 'arms traffic' from Ukraine
15:24, 19 February 2018

Aleksandr Lukashenko, the President of Belarus claimed that his country accepted at least 160, 000 refugees from Ukraine during the Donbas Conflict as Belta reported.

'I provided everyone with the equal conditions as the Belarusians or in other words with the free medical service, free education, kindergartens, utilities. You think that it was cheap for us? No. But people faced a was', he claimed.

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Lukashenko also complained about an 'arms traffic' due to the escalation of the situation in Ukraine that led to the strengthening of the control at the border of two states.

'I could do these for 10-12 years but I should do this in three years to close the border, it is a problem. The fact that the arms rushed here is a very big problem', the Belarusian president claimed.

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According to the Ministry of the Social Policy of Ukraine, about 1.5 million of internally displaced persons are spotted in Ukraine but the index tends to decrease.

Earlier, Lukashenko spoke on the settlement of the Donbas Conflict for many times, including his readiness to send the Belarusian peacekeepers to Donbas.

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