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Poland's PM appoints political novices to cabinet

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By Euronews
Poland's PM appoints political novices to cabinet

<p>Following last week’s purge of several top members of her government, Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz has appointed relative political newcomers to her cabinet. </p> <p>They include former Olympic rower Adam Korol as sports minister and Marian Zembala, a celebrated heart surgeon who is to be the new health minister.</p> <p>Ruling party Civic Platform has recently slumped in the polls with voters claiming it is out of touch. </p> <p>It’ also suffered an unexpected defeat last month when its candidate in the presidential election, incumbant Bronislaw Komorowski, lost to the candidate backed by the main opposition Law and Justice party.</p>