Donald Tusk elected European Council President

Donald Tusk

The current President of the European Council pole Donald Tusk re-elected to this position. It is reported by the Express.

The reassignment took place despite the opposition of Warsaw. As specifies the edition, the leader of the ruling Polish party “law and justice” (Pis) Jaroslaw Kaczynski believes that Tusk is the moral responsibility for the deaths in 2010 in the Smolensk plane crash of his twin brother, President Lech Kaczynski.

In this respect, Warsaw has advanced to the presidency of the European Council another candidate — the Deputy of Polish Parliament, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski.

Tusk was born in Gdansk in 1980 he graduated from the historical faculty of the University of Gdansk. In 2001 he became one of the founders of the party “Civic platform”, which is headed as Chairman in 2003. From November 2007 till September 2014 he held the post of Prime Minister of Poland. August 30, 2014 elected President of the European Council on 1 December of the same year entered the office.