Poland Ready to Accept Migrants From Europe, Not From Middle East
Poland is ready to accept migrants from Europe, but it refuses to implement the EU relocation scheme and accept migrants from the Middle East and North Africa, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told RIA Novosti in an interview.
According to the minister, the EU migrants relocation scheme violates the European treaties.
“Migration is the policy of the country. The process of migration is supposed to be regulated by the policy of the country. It depends on the job market, and depends on the demography. If the country needs migrants because of the lack of labor and is opening the market for the labor… And Polish government is regulating the migration policy according to these factors I mean demography and labor market,” the minister added.
The European Commission brought a lawsuit against Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary in mid-June, claiming that the three countries were in violation of EU legislation by refusing to accept refugees under its 2015 relocation plan.
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