Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist believes that Russia is involved in the migration crisis on the border between Belarus and Lithuania, he said after a meeting with Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anušauskas in Stockholm
According to him, Russia is going to destabilize European countries and put pressure on the region and the entire European Union.
The head of the ministry stressed that Moscow is interested in such a development.
“Now the scale is much bigger, it all happens in the context. First comes the influx of migrants, then the major military exercise ‘West’, and then the flow of migrants continues”, – the minister explained.
Hultqvist also added that the EU needs to continue sanctions against Russia.Western anti-Belarusian sanctions hit the Baltics