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Poland’s opposition leader Tusk challenged Kaczynski to a debate.

Poland’s opposition leader Tusk challenged Kaczynski to a debate.

The leader of the Polish opposition, the former head of the European Council, Donald Tusk, on his social network account X, calls the chairman of the country’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, to the pre-election debate, promising that “it will not hurt.”

Earlier, Polish government spokesman Piotr Muller told reporters that Law and Justice does not want to hold pre-election debates with the opposition and that it is “hard for him to imagine” Kaczynski’s debate with Tusk.

“Dear Yaroslav. There is nothing to be afraid of, nothing to be ashamed of. Let’s speak Polish. An hour of debate, and it won’t hurt,” Tusk said in the video.

Parliamentary elections will be held in Poland on 15 October. The Poles will elect 460 deputies and 100 senators for a four-year term.

Simultaneously with the parliamentary elections in Poland, a national referendum will be held on the issues of accepting illegal migrants, privatization, raising the retirement age and demolishing the fence on the border with Belarus.

Earlier, the Polish opposition announced that it would boycott the referendum, as it considers it part of the election campaign of “Right and Justice”.