Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk tried to draw a line under a scandal over leaked recordings of senior officials by defending his ministers as the president called on the cabinet to test its support with lawmakers.
The uproar in Poland over leaked recordings of conversations among officials threatened to disrupt the government, with the prime minister and the president saying the scandal may lead to early elections.
The pristine metal and glass laboratories and landscaped lawns of the Olsztyn Science and Technology Park are a shiny emblem of Poland’s transition from communist state to European Union member, at least on appearance.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski ’s stronger-than- expected performance in losing the July 4 presidential election may revitalize the opposition, damping optimism for government plans to reduce the budget deficit, political scientists said.
Bronislaw Komorowski probably fell short of a majority in Poland’s presidential elections, setting up a runoff with Jaroslaw Kaczynski that may determine how quickly the country pursues euro adoption and deficit reduction, exit polls and early returns show.
Polish voters may give the government more clout to pursue euro adoption and asset sales by backing the ruling party’s candidate in June 20 presidential elections that follow the death of Lech Kaczynski , the previous head of state.