Poland governor Belka's comments cause political storm

Marek Belka at National Bank of Poland
Marek Belka

The National Bank of Poland (NBP) has accused a local news magazine Wprost of using "manipulation" to try and prove that NBP governor Marek Belka tried last year to wield political power, after the magazine published a recording of a dinner between Belka and interior minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz from July 2013.

During the conversation – which the NBP said in a statement centred on issues relating to security features of banknotes and coins – Belka bemoaned a lack of co-operation from then

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