Nina Gurina. Belarus does not plan to establish an immigration quota for immigrants from Donbass and will continue to accept them, said on Thursday in Minsk, the head of the Department on citizenship and migration of the interior Ministry of Belarus Alexei Begun.
first the UN has said that in Belarus because of the conflict in Donbas has moved more than 100 thousand citizens of Ukraine. The head of the Council of the Republic National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich first expressed concern about the increased pressure on the labour market in the border with Ukraine regions of the country due to arriving in the Republic of Ukrainian immigrants.
"We cannot say that we define some of the immigration quota. Belarus in the framework of the implementation of international commitments will take them (asylum seekers - ed.) always, " said Runner at a press conference.
He added that the opportunities for Ukrainians is not yet exhausted, for example, in rural areas. However, the Runner has not excluded that " after a certain threshold will require the assistance of international and non-governmental organizations, business and society to give new arrivals more or less comfortable rules for living, a place of work ".
the Commissioner of the Ministry of interior added that sometimes the Ukrainians are trying to " move along your own little world and expect from Belarusian law enforcers that they will a blind eye to minor offences. He emphasized that Ukrainians are going through the migration authorities of Belarus, informed about the peculiarities of local law.
"Measures of persuasion and coercion associated with the deportation and expulsion of certain categories of persons we are trying to keep control of the situation, to influence their awareness, so they kept the law and respect the traditions of our society," said Runner. He noticed that she is under control, although domestic conflicts and even conflicts between the settlers because of different political views are recorded.
according to the envoy of the Ministry of internal Affairs, the crime rate among foreign Residents increased by 30%, although the average is 1. 2% of the total number of offences in Belarus." But this will not cause the migration we will be closed from these persons, " said Runner.
before the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that Belarus expressed readiness to accept immigrants from Ukraine, to give them accommodations and to provide work. However, He said, refugees from Ukraine obliged the Republic to work, and not to be dependents. Some refugees believe that " we have arrived, you made us in diaper zapalenie and wear on hands ", said Lukashenko. He promised that to avoid the negative attitude of local residents towards visitors in Belarus will not " put them (refugee - ed.) in the exclusive rules."