EU condemns Belarus’s ‘gangster-style’ tactics in Polish border crisis

Alexander Lukashenko accused of sending refugees to frontier to punish criticism of his regime

The EU has condemned the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, for acting like a “gangster”, amid a worsening humanitarian crisis at the country’s border with Poland.

The Belarusian government has been been accused of sending refugees to the EU’s external border in an attempt to punish the bloc for criticism of Lukashenko’s domestic crackdown on dissent.

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