OREANDA-NEWS. The Kremlin considers it very important to establish direct contacts between the Belarusian authorities and the EU on the situation with the migration crisis, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko discussed the migration crisis on the border of Belarus, taking into account the previous conversation between the Belarusian leader and the acting President. German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

“Actually, an exchange of views took place on possible ways of solving. And it is very important that direct contact is established between the representatives of the EU and the leadership of Belarus. it was reported on this topic, it was reported both from the Belarusian side and by us as a result of the conversation, "Peskov told reporters, answering a question about the discussion of the migration crisis on the border of Belarus and Poland.

Several thousand migrants have accumulated on the border of Belarus and Poland in the past few weeks, hoping to get to the EU countries. The Polish authorities have strengthened border security, pulled in the military and thwarted attempts by illegal immigrants to enter the country, blaming Minsk for the migration crisis. All these accusations are denied by Belarus, claiming that Poland is forcibly expelling migrants.