Polish president’s pick for new army chief to be installed on Monday
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The Polish president’s pick for the next head of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces, the country’s top military position, is due to be formally installed into office on Monday.
Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak, pictured in August 2016. Photo: Polish Defence Ministry, Robert Suchy/CO MON, via Wikimedia Commons
Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak was on Friday announced as President Andrzej Duda’s nominee to be the new Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces.
Andrzejczak, 51, replaces Gen. Leszek Surawski, who is retiring from the military, the president’s National Security Bureau (BBN) said on Friday.
It added that the replacement decision followed consultations between the president, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak “and the generals concerned.”
Gen. Andrzejczak will take over effective July 3 after he is officially appointed during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Monday, the BBN said.
Source: PAP, president.pl