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Ewa Kopacz named as next Polish prime minister


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Ewa Kopacz named as next Polish prime minister

Polish Parliamentary Speaker Ewa Kopacz has been named by the president as the next prime minister of the country.

The 57 year old will succeed Donald Tusk, who resigned as government leader after being chosen to head the European Council.

She will head the center-right coalition Cabinet until parliamentary elections in autumn 2015.