In the aftermath of Poland’s recent general election, Deputy Justice Minister Sebastian Kaleta confirmed on Monday that the Sovereign Poland party would maintain its position within the parliamentary caucus of their socially conservative ally, Law and Justice (PiS). Speaking to RMF FM radio station, Kaleta addressed the future of Sovereign Poland following the election, which has placed the opposition in a prime position to form the next Polish government.
Sovereign Poland, led by Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro, has been a junior member of the governing United Right coalition for the past eight years. However, tensions have arisen between Sovereign Poland and Law and Justice, particularly concerning European policy, leading to speculations that the two parties might part ways.
Kaleta clarified the party’s stance, stating, “From the very first sitting of the new Sejm (the lower house of parliament in Poland), we plan to be in the Law and Justice (PiS) parliamentary caucus. We do not intend to form our own.” He further confirmed that Zbigniew Ziobro would continue to lead the party, likening his position to Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s role as the leader of PiS.