Nato Air Policing troops have been put on alert following an incident in which a Polish Border Guard aircraft was approached over the Black Sea by a Russian fighter jet, PAP has been told by Nato Headquarters.
The Polish government spokesman has said that the incident in which a Polish Border Guard aircraft was approached over the Black Sea by a Russian fighter jet has probably been a planned Russian provocation.
Poland will build a 180 kilometre-long barrier along its land border with Belarus, and will equip it with movement detectors and day and night vision cameras, the interior minister has said.
Frontex, the EU’s border and coast guard agency, will get a new EUR-140 million headquarters in Warsaw.
Frontex, the EU border and coast guard agency based in Warsaw, is working with Poland to organise the return of irregular migrants to their countries of origin, a deputy interior minister has told PAP.
The German interior minister in a letter to his Polish counterpart has thanked the Polish border guard for protecting the EU border with Belarus, but suggested that Poland should seek the assistance of EU border agency Frontex.
The executive director of Frontex, the EU border and coast guard agency based in Warsaw, thanked Polish authorities during a visit to the Polish-Belarusian border for their help in securing the EU's eastern external border.
The executive director of Frontex, the EU border and coast guard agency based in Warsaw, paid a visit to Poland's border with Belarus on Monday accompanied by a Polish deputy interior minister in order to evaluate the situation there.
The European Commission has reiterated that Poland can use assistance from EU border agency Frontex to protect its border with Belarus, from where hundreds of migrants are trying to enter the country.
Three politicians from the main opposition Civic Platform party said on Friday that they saw no reason to support the introduction of a state of emergency in the border areas with Belarus.