Duda: ‘Doors to Presidential Palace will be open’
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Andrzej Duda, who won Sunday’s presidential elections with 53 percent, according to an Ipsos exit poll, has said that he will be a president “open to dialogue”.
Andrzej Duda (C) with his daughter Kinga (L) and wife Agata (R) following the election exit poll gave him 53 percent of the vote. Photo: PAP/Jacek Turczyk
Speaking to a jubilant crowd at Law and Justice election headquarters in Warsaw on Sunday evening, Duda said “The president who is elected must serve the nation, must listen and be open; the doors to the Presidential Palace will be open”.
Duda added that “I would like to think that after five years of my presidency people will say that ‘Andrzej Duda is a president of all Poles’”, commenting that he wants to be open to social dialogue.
President-elect Andrzej Duda thanked Poles for going out to vote, as well as thanked his rival incument Bronisław Komorowski for his congratulations. Duda also gave thanks to his campaign team, led by Beata Szydło as well as his wife and daughter.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz declared on Sunday evening that her government will cooperate with Duda “so that the final months of this [parliamentary] term are as fruitful as possible”.
“I would like to congratulate Andrzej Duda’s victory, it’s a good result,” Kopacz told journalists on Sunday evening. (jb)