Poland received 400 thousand refugees from Ukraine, - European MP

Source : 112 Ukraine

Poland is open for refugees but not from non-European countries, according to the deputy
13:58, 22 March 2017

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The European MP from leading party Law and Justice Riszard Czarnecki said that Poland received 400 thousand refugees from Ukraine, reports Onet.

“Poland received 400 thousand refugees from Ukraine and thus we are placed second after Germany by the number of refugees accepted,” he said.

Apart from that, he said that Poland is open for refugees but not from non-European countries.

“We do not want migrants from outside of Europe, no migrants-Muslims,” Czarnecki stressed, commenting migration crisis of Europe.

Related: Alternative to emigration: How to turn students with European education back to Ukraine

Earlier it was reported that highly qualified specialists and unskilled workers massively leave Ukraine in search of a better life. The mere fact of brain drain from Ukraine, especially among the younger generation, it is no secret. However, not only young and highly qualified professionals are leaving our country.
According to the State Statistics, at the end of 2016 about 17.4 million people in Ukraine were of working age. The level of unemployment was around 9.4% or 1.7 million people.

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The employment place deficit (in many professions) can last for years. Often the required job just does not exist. The smaller the town, where a person lives, the more difficult is the job search, not to mention the search for locations with the best wage and working conditions.

State Employment Statistics shows that in rural areas the unemployment rate is even higher - 10.4% or almost 600 thousand persons of working population. Those who find work are unlikely to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Finance Ministry statistics show that the average salary in Ukraine is 5406 UAH or about 190 euros.

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