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    Elites didn’t break up with PRL but attempted synthesis of democracy and communism, Morawiecki told GPC

    “The elites of the Third Republic did not break up with the People’s Republic of Poland. A breakneck synthesis of the old communist order with the new democratic one was attempted. In view of this, taking over the insignia of the Republic of Poland from Ryszard Kaczorowski was not taken into account by the circle, because it would have meant the breaking of the continuity of the People’s Republic. Besides, leaving our presidents in exile, as the elites of the Third Republic did, can be compared to leaving a comrade on the battlefield. Now, it is our duty to bring them back to Poland,” Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says in a wide-ranging interview for tomorrow’s issue of ‘Gazeta Polska Codziennie.’

    Tomasz Sakiewicz’s interview with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was brought on the occasion of bringing the ashes of three presidents-in-exile – Władysław Raczkiewicz, August Zaleski and Stanisław Ostrowski – to Poland. According to the prime minister, this gesture is also significant for reasons that are completely fundamental to Polish politics.

     

    “The consequence of the failure to break up with the People’s Republic of Poland is the unwanted inheritance of the entire legal system or the system of enrichment of the nomenklatura, which not only was not marginalized but very quickly raised its head and began to create an economy dependent on post-communist connections. Although the ideology of Marxism-Leninism was abolished, power in various branches of the economy, in the media, in the judiciary, in banks, in politics, was left in the hands of the former apparatus,” Mateusz Morawiecki says in Gazeta Polska Codzienna.

     

    The whole interview in ‘Gazeta Polska Codziennie’ will be available tomorrow.

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