Czech PM Andrej Babis on Twitter on Friday morning said that he had held a conversation with Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki. The two politicians appealed for a repeat presidential vote in Belarus and an urgent videoconference of the European Council.
The location of the metal Unicorn statue by Japanese sculptor Tomohiro Inaba was originally planned to be temporary, but after becoming a major hit with tourists and photographers city officials have now decided to let residents decide on where it should be installed permanently.
EUobserver wrote in a commentary on Monday that the result of the presidential runoff election in Poland was a sign of deep divisions among the Polish people.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Twitter on Monday congratulated his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda on his victory in the Sunday presidential runoff vote.
Polish presidential challenger Rafal Trzaskowski, who according to an Ipsos exit poll got 49.6 percent of votes in the run-off elections on Sunday, said he believes in victory as he expects the counting of all votes to reverse the initial result.
Voter turnout in the second round of Poland's presidential election amounted to 52.1 percent by 5 pm on Sunday, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) said during a press conference at 6:30 pm. Voting began at 7:00 am and is slated to run to 9:00 pm.
Voter turnout in the second round of Poland's presidential election amounted to 24.73 percent by noon on Sunday, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) said during a press conference at 1:30 pm. Voting began at 7:00 am and is slated to run to 9:00 pm.
Poles are voting on Sunday to elect their president for a five-year term. The first round on June 28 eliminated nine other candidates, leaving conservative incumbent Andrzej Duda to face centrist challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in a tight presidential run-off.
Friday is the last day of the presidential campaign before the Sunday run-off election.
Professor David Engels says that German media is publishing “blatantly one-sided materials in which left-liberal politicians are portrayed as cosmopolitan heroes” against “stubborn, insensitive and dim-witted peasants from Eastern Europe."