Poland's western city of Poznań has been officially selected, US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher announced on Wednesday.
The presence of US troops in Poland is evidence of Polish-US friendship, President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday at a meeting with the Polish and American soldiers taking part in Defender-Europe 20 Plus military exercises in Drawsko Pomorskie, northwestern Poland.
Poland wants its relations with the US to be even closer, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said during a visit to a training ground in Drawsko Pomorskie, northwestern Poland, where Polish and American soldiers take part in Defender-Europe 20 military exercises.
Modified Polish-US DEFENDER-Europe 20 Plus military exercises with the participation of armed forces are essential to ensure reliability, combat capacity and deterrence, the commanders of the Defender-Europe 20 Plus exercise have said.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday assured Poles that NATO, despite the pandemic, was working efficiently.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak on Thursday morning inaugurated the two-week Defender-Europe 20 Plus Polish-US military exercise at a range in Drawsko Pomorskie in north-western Poland.
The attacks, which targeted several national and regional news sites, involved hackers posting articles ridiculing the effectiveness and preparedness of Polish soldiers and equipment.
Modified Polish-US DEFENDER-Europe 20 Plus military exercises will take place on June 5-19 at the Drawsko Pomorskie training grounds in northwestern Poland, the Polish Ministry of National Defense announced in a statement on Wednesday.
Most of the 20,000 American soldiers and their equipment scheduled to come to Europe as part of the Defender-Europe 20 military exercise are already here, US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher said in an interview with the Wprost weekly published Monday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper have discussed the ongoing NATO Defender Europe 20 exercise in Poland, Błaszczak wrote on Twitter on Friday.