Poland: PiS boss Kaczynski plans to withdraw from government

Poland: PiS boss Kaczynski plans to withdraw from government

Released on 06.06.2022

  • Wants to resign from office : Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Vice Prime Minister of Poland. Photo: Czarek Sokolowski/AP/dpa
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    Although he is no longer the head of the government, Jaroslaw Kaczynski is still considered an important power puller in Poland. Now the head of the ruling party PiS is announcing his resignation.


    The head of Poland’s national conservative governing party PiS, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, wants to resign from his position as Vice Prime Minister soon withdraw. Kaczynski announced this, government spokesman Michal Dworczyk told Radio Zet on Monday.

    However, he does not know the exact date. “Everything indicates that this moment is getting closer.” At the party convention over the weekend, Kaczynski said he wanted to focus on domestic affairs and lead the election campaign as party leader, Dworczyk continued. The next parliamentary elections in Poland are scheduled for autumn 2023.

    The year old Kaczynski has been 2020 Deputy Prime Minister and coordinates the areas of internal security and defense. Kaczynski was from 2006 to 2007 Prime Minister of Poland. Since his party took power again in 2006, he has been considered an important puller in Polish politics. (dpa)

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