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Tusk pledges to save Poland from European Union "isolation"

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar will join other EU leaders for a European Council meeting in Brussels on Thursday.

Jarosław Kaczyński (C) is the leader of the ruling party in Poland.

Szydlo made the comments after Donald Tusk, her compatriot but political foe, was given a second term to chair the European Union summits by all the other 27 European Union states despite Poland's objections. Szydlo went so far as to say Tusk could not be voted in without Polish support.

Tusk's first term expires in May and he enjoys the comfortable backing of most EU states to be reappointed for another 2-1/2 years as president of the European Council, responsible for chairing summits of EU leaders.

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British MEP Syed Kamall, leader of the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament, said "Recent referendum results in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Hungary and Denmark have shown a loss of faith in the EU".

Warsaw argued that the decision should be delayed.

The leaders are also at odds over the contents of a declaration they hope to make on the future at a summit in Rome later this month marking the EU's 60th birthday.

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte told press on Thursday evening that there were different legal formats by which the member states could formally confirm the decisions taken.

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"Tusk has a very strong position", an European Union official told AFP, as Poland has no veto in the decision and is likely to be supported only by Hungary, led by the eurosceptic Viktor Orban.

Poland's government wants a Polish center-right European lawmaker, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, to replace Tusk, whose term ends May 31.

The president is elected by the European Council by a qualified majority, which means that no single country can veto it.

Tusk, a former prime minister, tweeted his thanks for the support.

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"The item is on the agenda, so I think that usually when an item is on the agenda one has to decide on that item", Muscat said. But Mr Tusk is still expected to get enough support to keep his post. That period coincides with the expected two-year Brexit talks on United Kingdom withdrawal from the EU.



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