Speaker of the lower house (Sejm) of the Polish parliament, Ewa Kopacz, put forward her candidacy to replace Donald Tusk as the Prime Minister if he is elected as the new EU Council head. “When one enters politics, any post that helps Poland is possible. If the situation requires it, I would be able to become the next Prime Minister” Kopacz said talking to the media.
Numerous sources report increasing popularity of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk candidacy as the new EU Council head. Since David Cameron’s recommendation, influential politicians have expressed support for this candidature. Reuters reports that Tusk is the most probable candidate for the position.