US President Donald Trump has cancelled his visit to Poland planned for September 1-2, explaining that all federal government resources need to be focused on the incoming hurricane Dorian. Vice President Mike Pence will represent Trump in Poland.
Polish President Andrzej Duda held a telephone conversation on Wednesday with his American counterpart, Donald Trump, during which they talked about the upcoming visit of the US president to Poland, presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski has said.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher tweeted on Thursday that unlike Germany, Poland fulfills its NATO commitment of 2-percent of GDP on defence spending and that US troops currently stationed in Germany would be welcomed in Poland.
Three weeks before US President Donald Trump's visit to Poland, 88 out of 100 US senators appealed to Poland to return the property of Holocaust victims, though Washington is not planning to impose sanctions, the Rzeczpospolita daily wrote on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump will pay a visit to Poland on August 31-September 2, the Polish president's chief aide, Krzysztof Szczerski, told PAP on Tuesday.
The main international events to mark the 75th anniversary of liberation of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau will be held on January 27, 2020 on the site of the former camp, Polish Ambassador to Israel Marek Magierowski has said.
US President Donald Trump's visit to Warsaw to take part in the events marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II on September 1 has been confirmed, Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said on Thursday.
Speaking from the White House, Donald Trump said: "As the declaration makes very clear, the United States and Poland are not only bound by a strategic partnership but deep common values, shared goals and a very strong and abiding friendship."
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.
Polish President Andrzej Duda will begin his six-day visit to the United States with a White House meeting with US President Donald Trump. The two officials are expected to discuss an increased US military presence in Poland that Warsaw has been advocating for.