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From the Progress website:
Labour and Tories fall out of love with the Poles
Denis MacShane Posted on 5 October 2011
“It is little secret that there is no love lost between the government and what should be their natural allies in Europe, the pro-American non-Eurozone centre-right government in Warsaw. Poland goes to the polls on Sunday and for the first time in its post-communist history the centre-right government of Donald Tusk’s Civic Platform is expected to be re-elected. Two key ministers – Radek Sikorski, the foreign minister, and Jacek Rostowksi, the finance minister – are both British-educated Poles close to the Conservative party.” Read on…………..