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    New head of the Internal Security Agency appointed

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has appointed Colonel Krzysztof Wacławek as head of the Internal Security Agency (ABW), press spokesman of the minister coordinator for special services, Stanisław Żaryn, announced on Wednesday.

    “On February 3, 2020, the Prime Minister appointed Krzysztof Wacławek as the Head of the Internal Security Agency. Earlier, this candidacy was positively reviewed by the President of the Republic of Poland, the College for Special Services, and the Commission for Special Services” – Żaryn informed in a press release. Krzysztof Wacławek, who has been the Deputy Head of the Internal Security Agency since March 2019, has extensive professional experience in recognising and combating threats to security and economic interests of the state. At the Internal Security Agency he was also the Director of the Department of Strategic Threats, which he helped create. In his service he focused on recognising and combating crimes affecting the national economy of Poland.

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