Morawiecki defends his mandate before Parliament and urges the parties to support the formation of a new government

Madrid, November 13 (European Press) –

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, on Monday, defended his last four years at the head of the executive branch during the opening session of Parliament, in an attempt to persuade the parties to support his inauguration, which does not have the votes necessary to achieve victory. The majority of.

Morawiecki, who was tasked by President Andrzej Duda to form a government after the elections on October 15, stressed during a speech to the chamber that the ruling Law and Justice Party has overcome many challenges in recent years, such as the coronavirus pandemic. .

In this sense, despite the impact of the quarantine on the Polish economy, he defended that his government had managed to “improve state structures, especially public finances,” according to the Prime Minister’s account on the social network X.

Morawiecki also alluded before Parliament to the “migration crisis” caused by the actions of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, whom he once again accused of exploiting immigration as a tool to destabilize Poland.

He referred to the military deployments: “We have tried to adequately mitigate this major migration crisis to secure Poland’s eastern borders, as well as NATO and EU borders.”

Likewise, Morawiecki pointed to the challenge of inflation and the energy crisis in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “I think you can all admit that we are facing imported inflation,” he said.

Although he admitted that there had been “mistakes” during his executive term, he urged all political parties to support his new government after the elections on October 15, in which PiS won a number of votes over the Civic coalition led by rival Donald Tusk. .

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In the event of failure, Parliament itself will have to propose an alternative candidate. Thus, it is possible to guarantee that Tusk will become prime minister, after his party, the Civic Coalition, concluded a deal last week with Third Way, New Left, and Poland 2050 to oust the conservative Morawiecki.

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