Poland is ready to accept migrants from Europe, but not from the Middle East and North Africa, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski told RIA Novosti in an interview.
According to Waszczykowski, the EU migrants relocation scheme violates the European treaties.
“Poland is open for migration. And last year, for instance, we issued 1,267,000 visas for Ukrainians. Half of these visas were work permit… We are also open for migration not only from Ukraine but also from Belarus and other countries.
“Migration is the policy of the country. Process of migration is supposed to be regulated by the policy of the country. 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.
Since only approximately half of the Ukrainians were accepted by Poland to enter the workforce, the other half was likely admitted in …