A Polish soldier has been injured during an attack by a group of nearly 200 migrants on the border with Belarus, a spokeswoman for the Border Guard said on Friday.
The current migrant crisis at Poland's border with Belarus and concerns about the concentration of Russian troops near Ukraine dominated the Polish prime minister's talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday.
The European Commission vice president has told PAP that the response to the migration crisis triggered by Belarus was a collective EU effort based on solidarity.
A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has termed Poland's appeal to Nato for involvement in solving the migration crisis on its border with Belarus as "provocative and extremely dangerous".
Charles Michel, president of the European Council, will visit Poland on Wednesday to discuss the migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border with the Polish prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki.
A Polish security official has warned that the country is facing “the largest attempt” by migrants to cross into Poland from Belarus.
Polish police have detained over 4,300 illegal immigrants across the country since August 2021, a spokesman for the Police Headquarters has told PAP.
The actions of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko are a deliberate plan to destabilise Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and ultimately the whole European Union, Poland's spokesman for the special services coordinator, has said.
The Polish prime minister has claimed the government's position on preventing migration has become a "dominant voice" in the European Council.
The Nord Stream 2 (NS2) pipeline will enable Russia to use its natural gas resources as a pressure tool on Europe, Poland's prime minister said on Thursday in Brussels ahead of an EU summit.