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Polish finance minister chosen as new PM as Szydlo resigns:

AFP  |  Warsaw 

Poland's governing rightwing party today tapped its Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, an ex- banker, to replace Prime Minister Beata Szydlo who has tendered her resignation.

"The and Justice (PiS) party political committee has proposed the candidature of of Mateusz Morawiecki for prime minister," governing party spokeswoman Beata Mazurek told reporters in Warsaw.

Mazurek added that current Prime Minister Beata Szydlo had tendered her resignation to the PiS political committee.

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 01:45 IST