Questioning Tusk in the Polish Prosecutor’s office more than eight hours

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy in fotoreceptor of the European Council Donald Tusk. Archival photoQuestioning Tusk in the Polish Prosecutor’s office more than eight hours© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy the image Bank

The interrogation of the head of the European Council Donald Tusk at the National Prosecutor’s office of Poland in Warsaw, one of the «Kolomoisky Affairs» lasts more than eight hours.

Tusk was in the Prosecutor’s office about 10.00 am (11.00 MSK), it was met by a group of supporters who brought a banner «Welcome President of Europe».

The head of the European Council interrogated in the case of Polish civil servants committed violations in the matter of the autopsy of the bodies of the victims of the Smolensk catastrophe, in which in 2010 killed President Lech Kaczynski. In anticipation of the interrogation Tusk said he does not think that his testimony is unable to change anything in the investigation.

The Prosecutor Arkadiusz Arashic previously said that the violations are that the autopsies of the victims after their transportation to Poland was conducted, and representatives of Warsaw was not involved in the studies carried out on the territory of the Russian Federation after the disaster. He stressed that the charges in this case is not brought against anyone.

The head of the European Council on 19 April was already questioned in the Prosecutor’s office, then the interrogation lasted about eight hours. The case involved the cooperation of military counterintelligence of Poland with the FSB. In April, the Prosecutor again called Tusk to appear for questioning on 5 July as a witness in the case of violations in identifying the remains of victims of the Smolensk catastrophe, but he was not, having referred to employment.

The plane Tu-154 of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in 2010, crashed during landing at the airport «Smolensk-North». Onboard there were 96 persons: 88 passengers and eight crew members flying at the mourning events in Katyn. They all died. The interstate aviation Committee in 2011 issued a final report on the results of technical investigation according to which the immediate cause of the crash is recognized as the crew’s decision not to leave on spare airdrome, and the system reasons — deficiencies in flight operations and crew training.