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Merkel and Macron try to de-escalate crisis at Poland-Belarus border

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Diplomatic efforts to defuse the crisis on the Poland-Belarus border intensified Monday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron threw their clout into resolving the stalemate that has left thousands of migrants stranded. Merkel held a rare telephone conversation with Belarusian ruler Alexander Lukashenko that lasted about 50 minutes, Belarusian state television reported, saying their focus was on de-escalating the situation and humanitarian support for the migrants. There was no immediate confirmation from the German side about their conversation. Macron, meanwh…

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