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.
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.
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.
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.