The Polish president tasks the current right-wing prime minister with forming the government

Natalie Portman
By Natalie Portman 2 Min Read
origin 1Polish President Andrzej Duda mentioned this in a press convention. Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa

Three weeks after the opposition alliance’s clear victory in Polish parliamentary elections, President Andrzej Duda has additional delayed the transition of energy with a controversial resolution favoring the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) occasion.

Duda mentioned the current prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, may have the first probability to kind a government, even when Morawiecki’s PiS doesn’t have a working majority in parliament.

In the October 15 polls, PiS, which has been in energy for eight years, got here first. But he has misplaced his majority and it’s extremely uncertain that he can discover sufficiently robust coalition companions.

The liberal opposition Civic Coalition (KO) led by Donald Tusk, collectively with two different opposition events – the conservative Third Way and the Left alliance – have secured the largest variety of seats in parliament. The three events are already engaged on a coalition settlement.

Duda mentioned Monday that he’s merely following the custom of tasking the chief of the largest occasion in parliament with attempting to kind a government, although Morawiecki is more than likely doomed to failure.

Duda as soon as belonged to PiS, though as president he’s formally non-partisan.

The transfer may carry extra weeks of political instability to Poland, analysts say.

Opposition politicians in Warsaw had repeatedly expressed fears after the election that the president would possibly delay the change of government to present PiS one other month or two in energy.

Previously, Duda had already set the date of the inaugural session of the new parliament for November 13, nearly a month after the elections.

If Morawiecki fails as anticipated, then Duda is anticipated at hand over to Tusk, the former Polish prime minister and president of the European Council.

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