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on August 8, 2017 in Featured World News

Poland Tells EU: We’ll Take Immigrants from Europe – But Not North Africa and the Middle East

by Jack Montgomery Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said his country is welcoming migrants from its poor and conflict-stricken European neighbours, but will resist the European Union’s efforts to impose a compulsory quota of migrants from North Africa and the Middle East. “Poland is open for migration. And last year, for instance, we issued 1,267,000 visas for Ukrainians. Half of these visas were work permits,” Waszczykowski told Russian media in a bruising interview reproduced by the Daily Express. “We are also open for migration not only from Ukraine but also from Belarus and other countries, [but] we do...

by Jack Montgomery Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said his country is welcoming migrants from its poor and conflict-stricken European neighbours, but will resist the European Union’s efforts to impose a compulsory quota of migrants from North Africa...

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