Minister: the pressure on the Latvian-Belarusian border is low at the moment - Baltic News Network - News from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia
Currently there «isn’t much pressure» on the Latvian-Belarusian border what with attempts by Lukashenko’s regime to force people into Latvia, said Latvian Minister of the Interior Marija Golubeva at the 13 October meeting of Saeima’s Parliamentary Inquiry Committee.


The current pressure on the border is measured at up to 25 people a day, which is less than the numbers observed in August, explained the minister. Golubeva said interior affairs services remain on high alert.
The politician says pressure is the highest on the Polish-Belarusian border and Lithuanian-Belarusian border.

But at the same time, we can read here:

The total length of the barbed wire fence is 111 km. The first 17 km were supplied on 7 October. 37 km of barbed wire fence is expected to be supplied by 14 October and 36 km – by 22 October. The remaining 21 km of barbed is to be supplied in November. Final installation is planned to be finished by 17 November. The price of barbed wire supplies and installation is EUR 3 757 531.

As it is known, Latvia’s government declared a state of emergency along the Latvian-Belarusian border in response to increasing numbers of illegal border-crossing attempts. The state of emergency will remain in force in Ludza, Krāslava, Augšdaugava and Daugavpils until 10 November

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