There are two million Ukrainians in Poland, who work for the Polish economy. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz claimed this at the session of Ukranian-Polish partnership forum, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
‘According to different assessments, there are almost two million Ukrainians in Poland, who work in our key areas of the economy: construction, agriculture and services. We appreciate their efforts and contribution to the development of our country,’ the Minister said.
In addition, according to Czaputowicz, 40,000 students from Ukraine are studying in Polish universities.
The Polish Minister added that the Polish consuls issued 1.2 million visas to Ukrainians in 2017.
Earlier, the international organization for migration reported that Ukrainians mostly fall into labor slavery in Poland and the Russian Federation.