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    Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk Submits Resignation

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    Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Tuesday that he has submitted his resignation.

    WARSAW, September 9 (RIA Novosti) — Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Tuesday that he has submitted his resignation.

    “I handed over the papers,” Tusk told journalists after a meeting of the country’s National Security Bureau.

    On Monday, the spokesperson for the President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowsky has announced that Komorowsky will accept the Cabinet’s resignation this week and appoint a candidate for Prime Minister to form a new government.

    At the last EU Summit in Brussels held on August 30, the European Union leaders have appointed Donald Tusk as the next President of the European Council. He is due to take office on December 1, succeeding the current President Herman Van Rompuy.

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