The European Commission will allocate up to EUR 3.5 million for the repatriation of migrants

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The European Commission will allocated up to EUR 3.5 million for the return of migrants from the borders of Belarus to the country of origin.

This was reported by UA with reference to the statement of the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, published on the European Commission website.

According to Ursula von der Leyen, on the borders of Poland, Lithuania and Latvia with Belarus, a particularly severe form of hybrid threat has emerged, created by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko, using people for political purposes.

The EC President noted that Iraq has begun repatriating its citizens who found themselves on the borders of Belarus. The European Commission welcomes cooperation with Iraq. However, more and more migrants are trapped by the Lukashenko regime, so the European Commission will work with UN agencies to make it easier for people to return home.

“We are mobilizing up to EUR 3.5 million to support the voluntary return of migrants from Belarus” – said Ursula von der Leyen.

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