With the security situation to Poland’s east fragile, Warsaw has been calling for a permanent US military presence on its soil to deter potential aggression by Russia. America currently rotates troops in the country as part of NATO and bilateral deployments. Most of its European forces are stationed in Germany.
With global tensions running high, Poland is the best place to hold the international Warsaw Security Forum, TFN’s Joanna Jasińska finds out.
Polish government's official Piotr Naimski, during Tuesday's speech at the Jamestown Foundation in Washington, highlighted the importance of the planned Baltic Pipe gas pipeline for the energy needs of Poland and the Baltic Sea region countries.
My US visit is to serve the strengthening of the Polish voice on the need to ensure additional security for our part of Europe through an additional US presence and a permanent US military base in Poland, President Andrzej Duda told a Polish public TV channel.
Amid concerns about Russia along NATO’s eastern flank, Poland has been calling for a permanent US military presence on its territory.
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome President Andrzej Duda and First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda in Washington on September 18, the White House said on Tuesday. This will be President Duda's first official visit to the White House.
US Presidential National Security Adviser John Bolton has confirmed on Twitter that President Donald Trump and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda will meet at the White House.
Experts emphasised the need to increase Europe’s defence potential within NATO and to resist – or ideally deter – an attack on the alliance’s eastern flank by Russia.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday that the latest NATO summit proved the alliance's unity and a focus on higher defence spending, for which Poland has already been praised by the US head of state, Donald Trump.
A landmark summit between the presidents of the USA and North Korea, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un gives hope that one of the major global security problems will be resolved, Poland's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz said in Belgrade on Wednesday.