Andrzej Sebastian Duda (born 16 May 1972) is a Polish politician who is the sixth and current President of Poland, holding the office since 6 August 2015. Before his tenure as President, Duda was a member of Polish Lower House (Sejm) from 2011 to 2014 and the European Parliament from 2014 to 2015. Duda's wife is Jewish.
The Polish president has sharply condemned expressions of xenophobia and racism at a weekend march by nationalists, saying there is no place in the country for anti-Semitism and "sick nationalism." [...] President Andrzej Duda said that "there is no place in Poland" for xenophobia, pathological nationalism and anti-Semitism and that the country must remain a land of open to all who want to come together and work for the good of the nation. He said it makes no difference if a person's father was "German, Jewish, Belarusian, Russian, or whatever."
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