Lithuania plans to declare a state of emergency on the border with Poland

Polish border / Photo: EPA-EFE / VALDA KALNINA

The Government of Lithuania announced today that it will ask the Parliament The Government of Lithuania announced today that it will ask the Parliament to declare a state of emergency on the border with Poland.

The decision is due to take effect on December 10, with the aim of preventing the smuggling of migrants.

Poland is the only point where there are no interstate border checks on the way from Lithuania and Latvia to Germany, where large numbers of migrants from Belarus have arrived in recent weeks.

Source: MIA

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