Today, there are half a million of us on the streets of Warsaw, an absolute record; you have the right to shout loudly “Poland is here” so that they can hear it in the Presidential Palace, in Nowogrodzka, in Żoliborz, said PO leader Donald Tusk on Sunday to the participants of the march in Warsaw.
During his speech at Castle Square, Tusk drew attention to the banners that the participants of the march had with them, including those with the inscriptions “happy Poland, it’s time” or “I’m doing it for my Agusia and Michałek”, “I’m doing it for my grandchildren”.
“I am also with you today and I will be with you every day, night and day until the election day, wherever we will fight for a free Poland, for a better future for Poles,” Tusk said.
He added that “today, great people, great Polish women and great Poles are participating in the largest democratic embly in the history of democratic Poland.” “Because today there are half a million people on the streets of Warsaw, an absolute record,” Tusk said.
He emphasized that Poles are also gathering in other cities, e.g. in Szczecin or Wrocław. “Half a million on the streets of Warsaw today, it really means millions, millions of Polish women and men all over the country,” said the PO leader.
During the speech, the gathered people shouted “here is Poland”.
“Yes, Poland is here today, you have the right to shout loudly so that they hear it there in the (Presidential) Palace, there in Nowogrodzka, in Żoliborz, so that all of Poland and Europe can hear you when you say with full conviction +here is Poland+” – he said Tusk to the participants of the march.
According to the organizers, 500,000 people took part in the march, earlier the media gave figures from 100 to 300 thousand. Unofficially, the police give between 100,000 and 150,000. people. (PAP)
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