REUTERS - Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski will not sign the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty on Sunday, his twin brother Jaroslaw said on Thursday, contradicting an earlier statement from a presidential aide.
"This is all media speculation. If (the aide Aleksander) Szczyglo really said this, it means he is misinformed. According to what I know, and I have knowledge of this, this won’t happen on Sunday," Jaroslaw Kaczynski told a news conference.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski is known to exercise influence over his brother and heads Poland’s main opposition party.
A second presidential aide, Pawel Wypych, also told Reuters he did not expect the president to sign the treaty on Sunday.