Poland is ready to accept migrants, but on the principles of voluntariness, and not in mandatory quotas offered by the EU Commission said on Thursday, Prime Minister ewa kopacz before leaving for the conference of the European Union in Brussels.
on Thursday in Brussels will begin the meeting of the heads of States and governments of 28 States of the European Union. One of the main Topics will be the resolution of the situation of illegal migration and the allocation of quotas.
"For me, solidarity means responsibility," said kopacz. The Prime Minister of Poland said that "at the previous summit, it was agreed, in which the key word was" voluntary ". The European Commission delivered the speech with the suggestion of quotas for the distribution of migrants between countries of the EU, According to which Poland will have to take 6, 65% of immigrants, that is 2659.
"When We today accept Ukrainians, our neighbors, with the most dangerous areas where there are military operations, When taken Chechens decided to take 60 Syrian families, We know our capabilities, not only logistics, but also financial," said kopacz. In her expressions, the refugees, which Poland will host, must get a chance to learn the language, to acclimatize, to get the job done "." We wish to provide assistance, but to assist responsibly. Citizens are obliged to live respectably, " stressed the Prime Minister of Poland.
One of the main issues at the conference the EU in Brussels will be the fight against the influx of migrants from Africa and the Middle East, arriving in located on the southern borders of the EU. Before the European Commission made a proposal to introduce mandatory For a scheme in which 23 countries of the EU are obliged to take a certain amount of 40 thousand immigrants from Syria and Eritrea, have requested asylum in Greece and Italy.
However, the Commissioner of EU on Wednesday said that the member countries will never agree on binding scheme from Brussels introducing quotas on the admission of migrants. According to his statement, When obgovarivaya proposal by the EC 12 or 13 States were fundamentally disagree, another 12 States have agreed to a binding scheme, but criticized the principles of distribution, and the two countries have found that it is proposed to move the number of immigrants is insufficient. Anyway, the EU wants to show solidarity with Italy and Greece, for this reason, on Thursday assumed the political decision of States of readiness to take 40 thousand immigrants, but until not developed principles. The European official said that the head of the European Council Donald Tusk expects by the end of July certain decisions about how to move about 40 thousand immigrants. In addition to the resettlement of immigrants, leaders are expected to agree to strengthen measures to return illegals to their home countries as well as help from their authorities reintegration of Residents.