Poland: PiS leader Kaczyński leaves the government

The leader of Poland’s national-conservative ruling PiS party, Jarosław Kaczyński, has resigned from his post as Deputy Prime Minister, as expected. A request to that effect had already been accepted by Head of Government Mateusz Morawiecki and President Andrzej Duda, Kaczyński told news agency PAP on Tuesday. “I am not in the government at the moment.” In the future, he wants to focus on working in the party, which needs to regain strength, Kaczyński said, referring to the parliamentary election coming up in the fall of 2023.

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