On 31 March, representatives of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with Chairman Tom Tugendhat, and parliamentarians from Ukraine, including Olena Shulak and Mykyta Poturayew, visited Medyka to learn about the needs of refugees and the activities of the border guard. In Przemyśl, they looked at the work of reception points and local assistance centers.
- We invariably convince the international community of the need to increase humanitarian and military support for Ukraine," said the host of the meeting, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Marek Kuchciński.
The President emphasized Poland's solidarity with Ukraine and its support in the struggle for independence. He noted that Poland needs funds to meet the needs of those fleeing the war.
The meeting was also attended by Podkarpackie parliamentarians and the deputy marshal of the province.
According to UN data as of March 28, 4 million people have fled Ukraine before the war. More than 2 million have now entered Poland, most through the Podkarpackie province - about 1.2 million. Trains from Ukraine used to arrive in Przemyśl, from where refugees could go inland or abroad, mainly to Berlin and Prague. There are also crossings in Medyka, Krościenko, near Ustrzyki Dolne, Korczowa Krakowiec, in Lubaczow district.