Polish foreign ministry set for major reshuffle as graduates of Russian universities to be sacked

21:10, 16 January 2018
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A newly-appointed Foreign Minister of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz, intends to pursue a personnel policy completely different to that of his predecessor; that is he plans to lay off diplomats who graduated from Russian universities, RMF.24 reported citing own sources.


The report claims that one of the main reasons for the dismissal of the former foreign minister, Witold Waszczykowski, was his reluctance to change the personnel policy. He opposed dismissals and accepting new staff without diplomatic experience, RMF.24 wrote.

Read alsoPoland opposes mandatory quotas for refugees from Middle East, North AfricaNow, Czaputowicz will wave goodbye to the "old school" personnel - mostly graduates of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) - and hire new diplomats, even if their qualification level is lower.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, known for high-profile anti-Ukrainian statements, was fired.

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