The EU has accused Belarus of pushing people over EU borders with false promises of asylum | Photo: Oksana Manchuk/BelTA/AP/Picture-alliance
Brussels already has the Belarusian carrier Belavia in its sights for sanctions | Photo: Wolfgang Minich/picture-alliance
A makeshift camp for refugees and migrants in Belarus on the Polish border on November 11, 2021 | Photo: Viktor Tolochko/Sputnik/picture-alliance/dpa
Most migarnts fly with Belarusian airline Belavia, which is already banned in the EU | Photo: 
Wolfgang Minich/picture-alliance
Many of the migrants at the Belarus-Poland border originally come from Iraq | Photo: Leonid Shcheglov / Belta / AFP / Reuters / via DW
From file: Migrants who arrived via Belarus in Germany are being housed in the state of Brandenburg | Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa/picture-alliance
Several hundred thousand were forced to return to Afghanistan due to economic hardships in the country. Credit: Imago, Ton Koene
From file: African migrants at a detention camp in Tripoli, Libya, March 22, 2017. © REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny via ANSA