The cemetery of the Home Army is being destroyed in Belarus: the Polish Foreign Ministry is outraged
Belarus has destroyed a cemetery where Polish soldiers are buried. They fell there during the Second World War.
Relevant information was provided by the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Lukasz Jasina. It is known that 35 soldiers and their commander were buried in the cemetery.
a cemetery where Polish soldiers were buried was destroyed in Belarus
The cemetery of Home Army soldiers in Surkonty was destroyed by the services of the Minsk regime. Those who believe that the human memory of heroes can be eradicated are very mistaken. The regime will pay for these acts of barbarism,” Yasina wrote.
He also showed a photo of the destroyed cemetery. It is noteworthy that only earth remained at the burial site.
In Belarus, the regime destroyed the cemetery of Polish soldiers/Photo by Michal Dvorczyk, Lukasz Jasin, Znadniemna
Polish Prime Minister Michal Dvorczyk said that Lukashenka's barbarians destroyed another Polish cemetery in Belarus.
“The necropolis of the soldiers of the Home Army who died in the fight against the Soviets in Surkonty in 1944, compared with the ground. The dead will be returned worthy honoring “It's only a matter of time. Those responsible will bear the consequences. Glory to the Heroes!” wrote the Prime Minister of Poland.
Polskie Radio reported that:
- the Belarusian Ministry of Diplomacy replied that there were no “registered burials” at the site;
- The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Belarusian chargé d'affaires, who was handed a sharp protest over the destruction of the cemetery.
In addition, according to Znadniemna, residents of the village of Surkonty said that police and heavy equipment had arrived at the scene. Then they began to demolish the graves of the soldiers of the Home Army.
About the Polish cemetery in Surkonty
- In addition to 35 soldiers, their commander, Lieutenant Colonel Maciej Kalenkiewicz, is buried in the cemetery.
- On August 21, 1944, he led the formation of the Home Army, which collided with the 32nd regiment of the internal troops of the NKVD.
- Polish Ambassador Artur Mikhalsky wrote that 31 years ago they adopted a declaration on the state sovereignty of Belarus: “If the Belarusian people continued to decide the fate of their state, there would be no barbaric destruction of graves, as is happening today in Surkont. Michalsky assured that the Belarusians would return their country, and the memory of the past would not die.