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Szydlo criticized EC
June 20, 2017   
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The European Commission's decision to launch legal proceedings against Poland due to its refusal to participate in the refugee relocation program is not a good move, as it will weaken Europeans' support for the policy pursued by Brussels, PM Beata Szydlo tells Belgian daily Le Soir on the eve of the Visegrad Group and Benelux summit.
The EU's hitherto immigration policy is ineffective; meanwhile, Poland is helping Syrian war refugees locally and also granted visas to some 1.2 million Ukrainians in 2016, Szydlo argues.
"We are ready to help those who come here and want to stay, but otherwise we do not want to keep them here [forcibly]," she tells the newspaper.
The PM rejects accusations of Poland's lack of solidarity with other EU member states and whipping up xenophobia. She a
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