Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration, Bauwe Posernaker, presented in the “Piasecki interview” the government’s estimate of the number of Ukrainians residing in Poland. He also commented on Russia’s suspension of gas supplies to Poland.
PGNiG confirmed on Wednesday morning that the natural gas supplied by Gazprom under the Yamal contract has been completely suspended. According to Gazprom the reason Disruption of gas supplies to Poland It is PGNiG’s refusal of gas payments in rubles. At the end of March, Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which, from April 1, foreign buyers must pay for gas in rubles.
Wednesday afternoon Gas supplies have been cut off in more than a dozen municipalities in Poland.
In the “Piasecki Conversation,” Deputy Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration, Bowe Severnaker, emphasized that “we were ready to become 100% independent of gas from Russia at the end of the year, when the Baltic Pipeline would be launched.” . – And so at the European level in our region, we are a phenomenon and we were ready for such a situation, not any other position – he said.
How many Ukrainians want to stay longer in Poland? Busernaker on government estimates
The Deputy Head of the Ministry of Interior and Administration, who is also the State Commissar for Refugees from Ukraine, also presented the government’s estimate of the number of Ukrainians residing in Poland.
As he said, “war refugees from Ukraine are acclimatising very quickly in Poland.” – Our estimates with local governments are that we have approximately 1.6 million people in Poland who would like to stay here longer – said Szefernaker.
When asked about this issue, he replied that at the moment there are more refugees from Ukraine in Poland, but “some of them want to return to Ukraine, and some want to go further.”
Border guards: From February 24, three million people entered Poland from Ukraine
On Thursday morning, the border guards announced that three million people entered Poland from Ukraine as of February 24. On Wednesday, the officers acquitted 24.8 thousand. Passengers until Thursday until 7 in the morning – 7.4 thousand people.
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