Lukashenko, Merkel hold telephone conversation

09:27, 16 November

Photo: TASS

Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Germany's acting Chancellor Angela Merkel had a telephone conversation in the evening of 15 November. The conversation lasted about 50 minutes. BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

During the conversation, the parties discussed a number of problems, primarily the situation with refugees on the Belarusian-Polish, Belarusian-Lithuanian and Belarusian-Latvian borders.

“The ways and prospects for solving the migrant problem were discussed at length in order to prevent the escalation of the situation at the border. “Another important aspect that the Belarusian president and Germany's acting chancellor talked over was the humanitarian support for refugees through the provision of humanitarian aid to them," the press service said.

Aleksandr Lukashenko and Angela Merkel agreed to keep in touch to resolve the situation.

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