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Polish PM Tusk named EU president
12:26, 04 September 2014, 331

AKIPRESS.COM - Donald-Tusk European leaders have named the Polish prime minister, Donald Tusk, as the next EU president and Italian foreign minister Federica Mogherini to head its diplomatic service, as the bloc faces a series of challenges topped by Ukraine.

Tusk, who speaks only halting English and no French, is the first eastern European to hold such a senior post in the EU and is known as a tough critic of the Kremlin, especially over the Ukraine crisis.

The appointments were announced on Saturday after a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels.


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