Together with the leaders of democratic parties, we confirmed our readiness to fully cooperate and create a new majority in the next parliament, said Donald Tusk, head of the Platform. – Together we will nominate today and tomorrow, at Mr. President’s, our candidate for prime minister – the chairman of the Civic Platform, Donald Tusk – said co-leader of the Third Way, head of PSL Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz. He said that the leaders would ask the president to convene a session of the Sejm as soon as possible.
Head of the Civic Platform Donald TuskThird Way leaders: President of Poland 2050 – Szymon Hołownia and Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, chairman of PSL and co-chairman of the New Left Włodzimierz Czarzasty issued a joint statement in the Sejm on Tuesday morning before the start of consultations on the appointment of a new government in the presidential palace.
– Today, together with the leaders of democratic parties, we confirmed our readiness to fully cooperate and create a new majority in the next parliament, Tusk said.
He added that “this is important information on the day when President Duda begins consultations with the parties that entered parliament in these elections.” – We are ready to form a government – he said.
He thanked the leaders of the Third Way and the Left for “the declaration that we form the majority in parliament.” – With this information, I will be able to go to President Duda today, my colleagues tomorrow, and calm down the president and, I think, make his task easier when it comes to the next constitutional steps – he added. – Thank you for confirming your declaration that the leader of the party is the largest in these elections on the side of the opposition, he will certainly have the difficult mission of forming a government, Tusk said.
Kosiniak-Kamysz said that “together, today and tomorrow, we will nominate our candidate for prime minister – the chairman of the Civic Platform, Donald Tusk – to Mr. President.”
He said that the leaders would ask the president to convene a session of the Sejm as soon as possible. He added that the democratic opposition has a majority to elect the prime minister and appoint the speakers of the Sejm and Senate.
Consultations with the president start on Tuesday Andrzej Duda with representatives of the groups that introduced deputies to the new Sejm. On Tuesday, the leaders of Law and Justice and then of the Civic Coalition will come to the palace. Meetings with representatives of the Third Way, the Left and the Confederation are planned on Wednesday.
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