Poland plans referendum on euro entry

Poland should "definitely" hold a referendum before it adopts the euro, President-elect Lech Kaczynski told foreign journalists Monday 24 October.

"Our friends in Europe are not encouraging us to act hastily. There definitely will be a referendum. Getting rid of one's own currency is a very serious limitation of one's own sovereignty," said Kaczynski, who defeated Donald Tusk in a presidential runoff Sunday.

Kaczynski's Law and Justice party, which also won parliamentary elections Sept. 25, has

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