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Kaczynski (l) with Szydlo: Speculation party leader wants PM post for himself (Photo: pis.org.pl)

Poland: Election talk on migrant 'protozoas' gets ugly

The man who could be Poland’s next PM has said refugees could bring “cholera” and “parasites” to Europe, prompting accusations of “Nazi”-type rhetoric.

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland’s former leader and the head of the right-wing Law and Justice party, made the controversial remarks at a rally in Makow Mazowiecki, a town north of Warsaw, on Monday (12 October).

“We have to find out if information about some kind of [EU] deal to bring 100,000 Muslims to Poland is true”, he said, Polis...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Kaczynski (l) with Szydlo: Speculation party leader wants PM post for himself (Photo: pis.org.pl)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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