Poland Ukrainians issued 650 thousand of visas with the right to work

Poland Ukrainians issued 650 thousand of visas with the right to work

WARSAW, may 24 — RIA Novosti. Citizens of Ukraine are annually forwarded from Poland Home about five billion euros, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski, radio RFM FM.

“Last year Poland issued 1 million 267 thousand visas only to citizens of Ukraine. 650 thousand of them — a visa with the right to stay and work in Poland” — said the Minister. According to him, being in Poland, Ukrainians annually generate and send to Ukraine about five billion euros.

“We also need to remind Europe” — said Waszczykowski, speaking about playing in the EU critics of Poland, which refused to take part in the European programme for relocation of refugees.

In February, the Ukrainian sociological group “Rating” has published data of a poll in which most people in Ukraine are going in search of work in Poland on the second place Russia. According to the survey, the majority of Ukrainians working in Russia are employed in construction and repair, and in the EU — agricultural work in the field of housework. The survey noted that 35% of respondents working abroad officially, 61% of respondents informally and 4% did not answer.

In turn, the head of Committee of the Federation Council international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev said that according to the Ukrainian state border service, in 2015 in Russia has left over 4.1 million Ukrainian citizens, for many of whom these trips were connected with visits of relatives or jobs.