The G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, have condemned the Belarus regime’s orchestration of irregular migration across its borders.
According to their common statement, released today, the G7 calls on the regime to cease immediately its aggressive and exploitative campaign to prevent further deaths and suffering, and to provide international organisations with immediate and unhindered access to deliver humanitarian assistance.
“These callous acts are putting people’s lives at risk. We are united in our solidarity with Poland, as well as Lithuania and Latvia, who have been targeted by this provocative use of irregular migration as a hybrid tactic,” says the statement.
The ministers say they will continue to work together to hold those responsible to account, and to support civil society and human rights in Belarus.
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