Donald Tusk nominated as Polish prime minister | BBC News

The Polish parliament has nominated Donald Tusk to become prime minister after current leader Mateusz Morawiecki lost a key vote in the country’s parliament.

Mr Morawiecki’s populist Law and Justice (PiS) party failed to win a majority in October’s elections.

President Andrzej Duda, a PiS ally, nonetheless nominated Mr Morawiecki to lead the government.

His failure to win a vote of confidence paves the way for Mr Tusk to become PM.

In all, 190 MPs voted for Mr Morawiecki’s government, compared with 266 against. The Sejm, the country’s parliament, then nominated Mr Tusk to lead the country.

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