Leaders of Baltic states urge EU to bring Lukashenko to responsibility for human trafficking

Source : 112 Ukraine

Presidents of the three countries turned to fellow EU governments asking them to take action
22:17, 15 November 2021

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko
RIA Novosti

Presidents of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia discussed the situation with migrants on the external borders of the EU and Belarus. The officials released a joint statement, in which they urged the EU to bring Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukashenko to justice for human trafficking. Yevropeiska Pravda reported that on November 15.

"The presidents are worried about human rights and safety of migrants who stay in Belarus and are forced to breach the border of the EU; they urge to bring Lukashenko's regime to responsibility for human trafficking", reads the message.

Related: Belarus security forces push migrants to cut Polish border fence and move on, - Polish media

The leaders also supported the actions of Polish government and endorsed the activation of efforts of the EU and NATO as they took a lot of diplomatic effort in the countries where the illegal migrants come from.

Related: Russia, Belarus should be excluded from international organizations, - Polish PM


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