Iraq flies migrants out of Belarus; one found dead at border

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Iraqi Airways flew more migrants out of Belarus to Erbil late on Saturday, with two further flights due on Monday, according to Minsk airport, following a de-escalation in the migration stand-off with the European Union. Thousands more migrants are staying on in Belarus, however, in the hope of reaching EU states, in particular Germany. Many are living in difficult conditions in emergency accommodation in a warehouse in Bruzgi on the border with Poland. On Sunday, Belarusian border guards reported that they had discovered the body of a suspected migrant at a crossing point with Lithuania. The …

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