Back in 2021, the Belarusian government actively supported a wave of migrants who attempted to illegally cross the borders of Poland and the Baltic states. These attempts were resisted by the Polish border authorities with a state of emergency being declared in the border area and the construction of border barriers and fencing. There was […]
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer admits that inspections could return to the borders, such as in Saxony, which borders the Czech Republic and Poland. Currently, more strict measures only work at the Austrian-German border, mainly because of the return of migrants.
Austria announced it will extend controls on the border with Hungary and Slovenia to at least May 2019. Even though Austria and both affected neighboring countries are part of the Schengen zone, border controls have been in place since the height of the migration crisis.
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