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Five things to know on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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The NATO summit in Washington has begun. President Andrzej Duda announces that he will not sign the law on decriminalizing abortion. In turn, the parliamentary commission of inquiry into the visa scandal has questioned Daniel Obajtek. Here are five things worth knowing on Wednesday, July 10.

1. NATO Summit in Washington

President USA Joe Biden inaugurated the jubilee Summit FOR THIS in Washington, announcing the transfer of five new strategic air defense systems to Ukraine, including four Patriot batteries and one SAMP/T.

– Kiev, which was supposed to fall within five days, still stands and will continue to stand. Russia will not succeed. Ukraine will triumph, Joe Biden announced.

READ ALSO: Biden: Ukraine will stop Putin. Kiev will receive more air defense systems

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2. Jerzy Stuhr is dead

Jerzy Stuhr, one of the most outstanding Polish actors, has died. He was 77 years old. He made his big screen debut in the 1970s. He gained extraordinary popularity for his roles in “Seksmisja” and “Kiler”.

We will also remember the films he directed and the dubbing roles. Both the young and the old associate his voice with the character of Donkey – the witty friend of the green ogre from the “Shrek” films.

READ ALSO: Jerzy Stuhr is dead

3. President Duda on decriminalization of abortion

President Andrzej Duda in a conversation with Marcin Wrona from “Fakty” TVN he said directly that he would not sign the law on decriminalizing abortion. – For me, abortion is killing people – said the president.

As he added, “one thing is certain”. – Women who are pregnant, if they have an abortion, should not be punished in any way. Because a woman is in a special situation here. You cannot do such things – said the president.

READ ALSO: The Act on Decriminalization of Abortion. President Duda's Clear Position on TVN24

4. Spain advances to Euro 2024 finals

Spain defeated in Munich on Tuesday France 2:1 and will play in the Euro 2024 final. The team from the Iberian Peninsula owes its promotion to goals from the brilliant 16-year-old Lamine Yamal and Dani Olmo.

In Sunday's match for the Old Continent championship, La Roja's rivals will be the Dutch or the English.

5. Obajtek appeared before the parliamentary committee

The parliamentary commission of inquiry into the visa scandal questioned Daniel Obajtek, former CEO of Orlen, on Tuesday. The questions mainly concerned the Olefina III investment and the related employment of foreigners.

Daniel Obajtek appeared before the parliamentary committeeLeszek Szymanski/PAP/EPA

Obajtek argued that this investment was conducted “in an exemplary manner”, and that instead of him, the presidents of foreign companies with which Orlen had signed agreements should have been summoned before the committee. The committee meeting took place in a tense atmosphere.

READ ALSO: Verbal skirmishes and personal attacks. Obajtek appeared before the commission

Main image source: Leszek Szymanski/PAP/EPA

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