Weekend Reads Influx of Belarus migrants to Lithuania

13:30  29 july  2021
13:30  29 july  2021 Source:   fr.euronews.com

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Lithuanians see the arrival of refugees fleeing the Belarus headed by an iron hand by the contested President Alexandre Lukashenko. View on euronews

  Afflux de migrants du Bélarus vers la Lituanie © Mindaugas Kulbis / Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The Borderguards of Lithuania have more and more work to try to intercept the people illegally from the neighboring Belarus .

This week, and it's a record since the beginning of the year, 170 migrants have been arrested in one night.

Result: 3,000 people Fui Le Belarus are now held in Lithuania, and Cettestituation creates tensions with local residents ...

Video: Lithuania: Migrants continue to flock Belarus (Euronews)

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"They do not let us live in peace. They decided to invade our small village. There are more migrants here than local. We have children. Who can guarantee that they are safe ? "

In cities along the border, locals regularly demonstrate to oppose the Government of projects create more detention centers .

Vilnius asserts that this influx of migrants is encouraged by the President of Belarus Alexander Loukachenko , whose re-election in August 2020 was denounced by the opposition and by the West.

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