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Polish politician, former President of the European Council, and former Prime Minister of Poland

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Donald Tusk: Polish politician, former President of the European Council, and former Prime Minister of Poland
Donald Franciszek Tusk is a Polish politician, who was the president of the European Council from 2014 to 2019. He served as the prime minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014 and was a co-founder and chairman of the Civic Platform political party. On 20 November 2019, Tusk was elected as the president of the European People's Party (EPP), Europe's largest transnational political party.

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Tusk urges Poles to shun May presidential vote out of 'decency'

Polish voters should boycott a presidential election set for May 10 out of "basic human decency" because of the new coronavirus pandemic, Donald Tusk, leader of the centre-right European People's Party..
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EU conservatives to extend suspension of Hungary's Fidesz

Hungary's ruling Fidesz party will remain suspended from the European People's Party, the EU's conservative umbrella group, EPP chairman Donald Tusk said on Wednesday, extending a year-long standoff..
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EU's Tusk: Trump is 'perhaps the most difficult challenge' for Europe

U.S. President Donald Trump poses one of the biggest challenges for the European Union because he is "praying" for the breakup of the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said.
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EU's Tusk to lead struggling European center-right umbrella group

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Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday was elected president of the center-right European People's Party, a pan-European umbrella group that has been riven by infighting in recent..
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‘Don’t give up' on stopping Brexit, says Donald Tusk

‘don’t give up' on stopping brexit, says donald tusk
European Council president Donald Tusk has told campaigners “don’t give up” on reversing Brexit, warning that the UK would become a “second-rate player” after it leaves the EU. The outgoing..
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Britain to become 'second rate' in the world after Brexit: EU's Tusk

Britain will lose influence in international affairs and become a "second-rate player" after it leaves the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday.
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EU's Tusk says he does not plan to run for president of Poland

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday he would not run for president of Poland, dampening the expectations of some opposition supporters that he would challenge incumbent President..
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EU's Tusk says Brexit delay to January 31 'may be the last one'

The outgoing European Union chairman, Donald Tusk, said on Tuesday the bloc formally approved delaying Brexit to the end of January, 2020.
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EU agrees Brexit delay to January 31, eyes formal approval on Tuesday

The European Union agreed on Monday to delay Brexit until Jan.31, said the bloc's chairman, Donald Tusk.
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EU nations agree to Brexit extension until January 31: Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday that the 27 countries that will remain in the European Union after Britain leaves agreed on Monday to accept London's request for a Brexit..
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Brexit: Lib Dems and SNP join forces to push for December election

Party leaders also write to Donald Tusk urging EU to grant Brexit extension to 31 January or later
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Two UK political parties to try to trigger December 9 election

Two of Britain's smaller political parties have joined forces to try to trigger a Dec. 9 election and have written to Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, to ask for a delay to Brexit to..
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When will the EU decide whether or not Britain gets a Brexit extension?

when will the eu decide whether or not britain gets a brexit extension?
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker with European Council President Donald Tusk who has told Boris Johnson he will recommend a delay (Picture: Reuters) Boris Johnson is hanging on to find..
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Donald Tusk tells Boris Johnson he will recommend three-month Brexit delay

donald tusk tells boris johnson he will recommend three-month brexit delay
Donald Tusk is trying to persuade EU leaders to agree to an extension (Picture: EPA/Getty) The president of the European Council says he has decided to ask EU member states to delay Brexit for three..
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UK PM Johnson tells Tusk he does not want a Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday he did not want another Brexit delay, confident he could still get a deal through parliament by Oct. 31,..
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EU leaders may meet on Friday if no Brexit extension consensus: Irish PM

European Union leaders may need to meet as soon as Friday if they cannot agree through contacts with chairman Donald Tusk on the terms of a potential Brexit extension, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar..
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EU's Tusk tells Johnson on phone call why he recommending Brexit extension

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday that he explained to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on a call why he was recommending that leaders of the EU's 27 other member states..
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EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse

EU leaders should delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused legislation on his deal following a parliamentary defeat, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday, as Britain spins..
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EU's Tusk says he will recommend Brexit extension to avoid no-deal

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the 27 other member states of the European Union approve a delay of Britain's departure date following Prime Minister..
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Brexit ‘has been a waste of time and energy’, says Jean-Claude Juncker

brexit ‘has been a waste of time and energy’, says jean-claude juncker
Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk have said the next moves by the EU depend on this week’s events in Westminster (Picture: EPA) EU officials have criticised politicians in Westminster, saying the..
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EU will treat Brexit extension request in all seriousness - Tusk

The European Union should treat Britain's request for an extension of the deadline to leave the EU in all seriousness, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.
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Brexit: EU says decision to grant extension depends on which way Commons votes today

Donald Tusk indicates that extension would be granted to prevent a no-deal
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EU's Tusk says to decide on Brexit extension in coming days

Euopean Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday he was discussing Britain's request for a Brexit deadline with the leaders of the other 27 member states and would make a decision "in the coming..
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Boris Johnson sends EU unsigned letter seeking Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sent two letters to European Council president Donald Tusk - an unsigned message relaying parliament's request for an extension to Brexit and a letter from him setting..
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Boris Johnson 'to send Brexit delay request' after setback in UK parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the president of the European Council Donald Tusk on Saturday that he would send him a letter within the day to ask for a delay to Brexit.
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EU's Tusk: Turkish halt of military operations 'not a ceasefire'

European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Friday said the halt of Turkish hostilities announced in northern Syria is not a genuine ceasefire and called on Ankara to immediately stop military..
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EU's Tusk says 'very close to final stretch' on Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the EU and Britain were "very close to the final stretch" of Brexit, with approval by the British parliament and the European Parliament the..
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EU's Tusk says Brexit deal 'always better than a no-deal'

European Council President Donald Tusk said of a new Brexit deal agreed on Thursday: "A deal is always better than a no-deal."
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EU's Tusk convinced not opening talks with Balkans would be 'grave mistake': official

A failure to agree to open EU membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania would be a "grave mistake," European Council President Donald Tusk believes, a senior EU official said on..
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Possible clarity on Brexit in seven to eight hours: Tusk

possible clarity on brexit in seven to eight hours: tusk
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday it should be known in seven or eight hours when Brexit could happen. ......
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EU's Tusk says more tangible hopes for Brexit deal now than before

European Council head Donald Tusk said on Friday he felt slightly more hopeful the European Union and Britain will achieve a deal on the latter's withdrawal from the bloc following months of deadlock.
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