International

Belarus ambassador: EU must control its own borders

2:29 min
  • Belarus's ambassador to Sweden denies accusations that his country is actively sending migrants over the borders to EU member states.
  • Although ambassador Dmitrij Mirontjik told Swedish Radio that Belarus is not doing anything to stop people from illegally entering the EU.
  • "The borders of the EU must be controlled by the EU. The EU cannot expect that we - who are facing their extraordinary sanctions, shall do it for them," Mirontjik says.