Poland, Germany should ask EU for help with Ukrainian refugees, says Polish president

Polish President Duda visits the Korczowa border crossing
Polish President Andrzej Duda talks to the media as he visits the Polish-Ukrainian border crossing Korczowa-Krakovets in Korczowa, Poland, March 4, 2022. REUTERS/Kuba Stezycki

BERLIN, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Poland and Germany should ask the European Union for more help in dealing with an expected increase in Ukrainian refugees during the winter, the Polish president said on Monday.

"I believe that we should turn to the European Community so that there is financial support for our countries, which bear a particular burden in connection with taking in refugees from Ukraine," Andrzej Duda said during a press conference in Berlin.

Reporting by Andreas Rinke in Berlin, Alan Charlish, Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk and Pawel Florkiewicz in Warsaw, Editing by Louise Heavens

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