Poland to sign on Saturday, says presidential aide

After a series of contradictory statements over Polish plans to sign the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, an aide to President Lech Kaczynski (photo) said the signing ceremony would take place on Saturday.


AFP - Polish President Lech Kaczynski will sign the European Union's Lisbon Treaty on Saturday at noon (1000 GMT), his chief of staff Waldyslaw Stasiak said Thursday.

"The president will sign the treaty on Saturday at noon," Stasiak told TVN24 television.

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, European Parliament speaker Jerzy Buzek and Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, whose country's holds the EU presidency, will attend the ceremony, he said.

National security council chief Aleksander Szczyglo had said earlier that the treaty would be signed on Sunday.

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