The return of ethnic Poles from Kazakhstan, Ukraine and elsewhere

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Finance Minister of Poland Mateusz Szczurek said on September 29 the Cabinet has put aside funds for the repatriations.

The return of ethnic Poles from Kazakhstan, Ukraine and elsewhere


Poland has earmarked funds to bring in tens of thousands of ethnic Poles now living in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, its finance minister said on September 29.

As reported by the Associated Press, the long-neglected issue was raised recently amid a heated debate over the European Union's plan to share 120,000 refugees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia among its 28 members.

Poland has said it will host 7,000 of them. Critics of the refugee programme, however, sa...


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