Poland to increase number of working visas for Ukrainians

10:58, 08 November 2017
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Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has announced Poland will increase the number of working visas for Ukrainians almost one and a half times, according to the TV news service TSN, which refers to a morning TV show, "Snidanok z 1+1".

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This year the country plans to issue about 900,000 permits, he said.

Read alsoPoland’s Duda urges Ukraine leadership not to appoint to high positions officials with anti-Polish viewsLast year, Poland issued 1.3 million visas, including 650,000 with permits to work. The citizens of Ukraine who work in Poland annually send home almost EUR 5 billion in money remittances.

Poland was earlier reported to have announced that it would not accept new refugees because the number of Ukrainians living there was excessive.

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