Donald Tusk has been re-elected President of the European Council on March 9. Donald Tusk’s mandate ends on May 31 and with the reelection it is renewed for two and a half years.
27 of the EU’s 28 governments supported Tusk, Poland was the only country which was against Tusk’s reelection.
Donald Tusk said on his public FB profile: ”Thank you for your trust. I will work with all of you without any exception because I am truly devoted to the united Europe.”
France’s President, François Hollande commented on Donald Tusk’s reelection: ”For reasons of continuity, coherence and stability, I think Tusk is the candidate for the presidency of the Council and I don’t see how any country could oppose this decision,”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the Union’s survival is dependent on a so-called two-speed Europe.
Photo: Donald Tusk’s public FB profile: https://www.facebook.com/europeancouncilpresident/photos/rpp.543228812481111/980159655454689/?type=3&theater