The Polish-Belarusian frontier will be the most secure external border of the Schengen zone, a deputy interior minister has claimed owing to a new fence that now separates the two countries.
Poland will have to strengthen its forces on the border with the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad owing to a growing migration threat, a senior ruling party official has said.
Belarus is still forcing migrants to illegally cross the border with Poland as the Minsk government tries to destabilise its neighbour, the Polish defence minister has said.
Belarus is closing the Brzugi migrant camp near the Kuznica crossing point and the remaining migrants are being pushed towards the Polish border, the Polish Border Guard has reported.
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.
Money donated by Pope Francis will be used to help migrants stuck on the border between Poland and Belarus, a Catholic Polish charity has said.
The results of a new CBOS poll released on Monday reveal that 58 percent of Poles do not want migrants from the Belarusian side of the border to have an opportunity to apply for asylum in Poland.
The superiors of a Polish soldier reported to have deserted to Belarus and claimed asylum have been dismissed from their positions by a decision of the defence minister, the Ministry of Defence reported on Friday.
Poland's Armed Forces Operational Command has told PAP that it cannot confirm that a Polish soldier has defected to Belarus.
The Polish police have been accused of "intimidation" after officers, some of them reportedly carrying rifles, raided the offices of a a humanitarian group working on the Polish-Belarusian border.