The European Commission may channel EUR 200 million in aid to Poland, Lithuania and Latvia to help them cope with a migrant crisis on their borders with Belarus.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has accused Moscow of pursuing an imperial policy and instigating a migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border.
Poland's prime minister has said his government is determined to protect the country's security and that of the whole EU in the face of attempts to force the Polish-Belarusian border en masse.
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.
Poland's interior minister has sent a letter to his German counterpart urging joint action against criminal groups smuggling migrants over the Polish-German border.
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 Polish government has approved a draft law on the construction of a high barrier on the border with Belarus in order to protect Poland’s and the EU's external frontier, the interior minister announced on Tuesday.
Poland’s human rights ombudsman has said the Polish state has failed to provide aid to a group of migrants stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border despite an interim ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordering it to help.
Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski has said in an interview with the Sieci weekly that Russian President Vladimir Putin is in league with his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko, and the migration situation at that country's border with Poland.
Poland's interior minister has said he will present to parliament further justification for publicising pictures, apparently found on a migrant’s phone, of a man appearing to be having sex with a cow despite it later emerging that the images had been lifted from an old video.