Several dozen Russians were not allowed to enter the country since Poland tightened restrictions concerning the entry of Russian nationals into the country for purposes of business or pleasure, a Border Guard spokesperson has told PAP.
The contractors responsible for a fence on Poland's border with Belarus have said work is going to schedule and should be finished by the end of June, a Border Guard spokesperson has told PAP.
The 5.5-metre-high barrier on Poland's border with Belarus will stretch over 186 kilometres and its construction will begin on Tuesday, the Polish Border Guard said on Monday.
Poland's Border Guard has said there are currently about 10,000 migrants in Belarus planning to enter Poland illegally.
A group of about 100 migrants has torn down and destroyed a fence as well as broken windows at a refugee centre in Wędrzyn, western Poland, a spokeswoman for the Border Guard has said on Thursday.
Several groups of migrants, including one consisting of some 200 people, carried out attempts to break through the Polish border from Belarus on Friday afternoon, Polish border guard have reported.
The Polish foreign ministry has summoned the Belarusian charge d’affaires Alaksandr Czasnouski over the situation at the border, where there has been a surge in migration, PAP has learnt from its sources.
The Belarusian border service has confirmed in an official letter to their Polish counterparts that migrants stranded on the border of the countries are on Belarusian territory, spokeswoman for the Polish Border Guard, Anna Michalska has told PAP.