President Andrzej Duda will not take into account the recommendation of a commission investigating alleged Russian influence on Polish internal security that Donald Tusk must not be in charge of Poland's security, a presidential aide has said.
Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister who is tipped to return to office, said on Wednesday that the decision by a committee examining Russian influence on Polish affairs to recommend that he have no public role in the security of the state "reeks of politics.”
The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, which is now dominated by the opposition, has recalled the members of a state commission set up to investigate alleged Russian influence on Polish internal security in 2007-2022.
Poland's prime minister has said if opposition figures were unafraid of a commission set up to investigate Russian influence in the past, they should allow it to do its work rather than hinder it.
A commission to investigate alleged Russian influence on Polish internal security has recommended that Donald Tusk should be excluded from public office responsible for state security.
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Poland's political opposition has submitted a request to dismiss the members of the commission on Russian influence in Polish affairs, a senior member of Civic Coalition (KO) said on Wednesday.
With its head already appointed, the commission established to investigate past Russian influence in Polish affairs will hold its first sitting prior to the general election on October 15, a commission member has said.
A commission examining alleged Russian influence on Polish internal security could work for many months or even years, the government’s spokesman has said.
Poland's Sejm, lower house of parliament, has appointed nine members to the commission designed to investigate alleged Russian influence on this country's internal security in 2007-2022.
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