European Council President Donald Tusk was on Thursday re-elected for a second term, despite opposition from his home country, Poland.
Initial reports suggest that Tusk, who was been council president since 2014, was re-elected with 27 votes out of 28
The vote took place during the first day of an EU Summit in Brussels.
Speaking at a news conference on Thursday evening, Tusk had philosophical words for all the EU countries, especially his own.
“I prepared my beloved quotation: ‘Be careful of the bridges you burn because once they are gone you can never cross them again’,” he said.
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