The Polish authorities plans to go laws that can introduce new guidelines on information media entry to the Polish-Belarusian border, a parliamentary deputy speaker has stated.
Beneath a 30-day state of emergency launched on September 2, the press had been banned from reporting from the three-kilometre strip of land adjoining to the border the state covers.
The state of emergency was subsequently extended for an additional 60 days, with the identical no-media-access guidelines nonetheless in place.
Talking at a press convention within the Sejm, the decrease home of parliament, Ryszard Terlecki stated that “we are going to want new laws when it (the state of emergency – PAP) ends.”
“After all, we’re not considering, or the federal government shouldn’t be considering, of prolonging the state of emergency, however moderately of introducing some order to media entry to the border and to the border space,” Terlecki stated.
Beneath Poland’s structure, a state of emergency can solely be extended as soon as, and that possibility has already been used up.
“I suppose they (the media to be granted entry – PAP) might be nationwide tv stations, not native ones,” Terlecki stated.
Terlecki added that the small print of the brand new laws can be recognized close to the top of the month.
Poland has been struggling to stem a wave of migrants making an attempt to cross its jap border with Belarus.
Warsaw accuses Minsk of encouraging hundreds of migrants from the Center East and Africa to come back to Belarus and storm EU borders beneath the false promise of quick access to the EU.