Thousands of Residents of Ukraine, said the competent Polish authorities, crossed the border and take refuge within Poland because the conflict in the East of Ukraine, said the head of Poland Andrzej Duda at a press conference in Berlin.
"Thousands of Residents of Ukraine have crossed the border and take refuge in Poland because the conflict in the East of the country. This data told me the Polish competent authorities", - has said Duda.
According to the President, " ought not to allow further development and escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, because in this case all fresh refugees will move to the borders of Poland and Hungary and other EU countries ", reports RIA " Novosti ". To prevent the escalation should be more "opportunities to apply European partners, among them Poland" – Duda added. In the last days in the Donbas, the situation deteriorated badly. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side and the LPR and the DPR and return continue. In DND stated that the slightest provocation on the amount of equipment and forces, which Kiev pulled up to the line of contact in Donbas, increases the likelihood of a reduction to full-scale hostilities. The trilateral contact group on Ukraine agreed on Wednesday to try to broker a ceasefire in the Donbass by September 1. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" To suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 6, 8 thousand People, at least 17 thousand have Received damage of health.