EUROPEAN UNION

Johansson condemns Belarus for migrants caught along Poland's border

1:50 min
  • Sweden's EU Commissioner criticized Belarus's authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday for a crisis unfolding along his country's border with Poland.

  • Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson told Swedish Radio that Lukashenko, a "desperate dictator", was using migrants to destabilize the EU.

  • Right now, thousands of migrants are caught along Belarus's western border with Poland, trying to cross into the EU.