The Polish authorities have counted more than 2 million immigrants from Ukraine

In Poland there are already more than 2 million immigrants from Ukraine, said the Minister for humanitarian assistance and refugees in Poland Beata Kemp in an interview with Super Express.

«According to our estimates, Ukrainians in Poland could be more than 2 million of Course, many of them here in connection with the conflict in Ukraine», – she told.

Kemp noted that the influx of Ukrainians – one of the arguments that Poland will present to the European Commission as reasons why the Polish government does not accept refugees in the framework of the EU programme for the resettlement of migrants.

However, she stressed that Poland has no problems with illegal influx of Ukrainian immigrants, and the Ukrainians had a positive impact on the labour market.

«They work responsibly. The unemployment rate fell to a record level,» – said the Minister.

January 1, the Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki said that his country takes tens or hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees, and it helps to reduce tension in the East of the EU.

On 3 January he said that Poland recently hosted 1.5 million Ukrainians.

Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Gennady Zubko called labor migration one of the biggest threats to the state after military aggression. According to state statistics, last year, most Ukrainians went to Poland – 9 990 978.

In February 2018, the Ukrainians took second place in the ranking of the 50 most influential people in the Polish economy drawn up by the Polish edition Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.

The Polish authorities have counted more than 2 million immigrants from Ukraine 26.02.2018

Февраль 26th, 2018 by
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