Poland strengthens security on Belarus border

“The border is sealed, and the Border Guard has been supported for a week by 1,000 Polish Army soldiers,” Deputy Interior Minister Maciej Wąsik said in a tweet late on Tuesday.

“We act quickly and effectively,” he added.

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In a joint statement issued [earlier this month], Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and his Lithuanian counterpart Ingrida Šimonytė said: “We condemn the weaponisation of irregular migration by the Lukashenko regime with a goal of exerting political pressure on the EU and its individual Member States.”