Poland's Senate on Thursday unanimously passed the Homeland Defence Bill, with no amendments, passing it on to the president for signing.
The Sejm, lower house of parliament, on Friday, adopted a new Homeland Defence bill aimed at modernising and expanding Poland's armed forces in reaction to the Russia-Ukraine war.
Poland’s defence minister has taken part in a ceremony to establish the Cyberspace Defence Force, a brand new branch of the Polish Armed Forces.
A group of Polish MPs have called for the dismissal of Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak after military data was leaked on the internet.
A comprehensive list containing over 1.7 million items of equipment and supplies used or requested by the Polish armed forces has been leaked to the internet, the Onet.pl website has reported.
The superiors of a Polish soldier reported to have deserted to Belarus and claimed asylum have been dismissed from their positions by a decision of the defence minister, the Ministry of Defence reported on Friday.
Poland's Armed Forces Operational Command has told PAP that it cannot confirm that a Polish soldier has defected to Belarus.
The Polish president has proposed that Nato increase the readiness and size of its forces on its eastern flank.
The Polish president has warned that the spectre of conflict is haunting Europe for the first time in decades.
At a ceremony in the Polish capital marking Armed Forces Day on Sunday, President Andrzej Duda vowed his country would "most certainly" abide by the provisions of the North Atlantic Treaty, including Article 5 on collective defence.