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Belarusian President told BBC: “We will not stop migrants”

The Belarusian authoritarian leader said it was “absolutely possible” that his forces helped migrants enter Poland, but denies being invited.

Alexander Lukashenko has been accused by the EU of orchestrating the border crisis with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in recent months in retaliation for sanctions imposed on Belarus for its brutal crackdown on opponents who participated in mass protests after the August 2020 elections.

Watch highlights from the BBC’s exclusive Steve Rosenberg interview.


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