Strategic importance of Polish-US alliance confirmed by presidents - PM

According to the prime minister, Polish-American relations are the best ever thanks to President Duda's engagement. /Twitter

The presidents of Poland and the US, Andrzej Duda and Donald Trump, underlined the strategic importance of the alliance between the two countries, PM Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted in reference to a series of agreements signed in the White House on Wednesday.

"Modernisation of the army, increasing the US (military - PAP) presence in Poland and energy cooperation is the implementation of the Polish raison d'etat," Morawiecki wrote on Wednesday night.

According to the prime minister, Polish-American relations are the best ever thanks to President Duda's engagement.

On Wednesday, in Washington, presidents Duda and Trump signed a declaration on defence cooperation, which foresees increasing the permanent rotational presence of US troops (by about 1,000 soldiers), as well as the establishment of a US Division Headquarters (Forward) in Poland.

An agreement was also signed to increase annual supplies of US liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Poland by 2 billion cubic meters.