Following a defence cooperation deal between Poland and the US, signed on Saturday, US media wrote that it paves the way to deploy more US troops from Germany to Poland, including intelligence and reconnaissance forces.
The new defence pact between the US and Poland, signed on Saturday, will increase the presence of US troops in Poland, strengthen NATO's deterrent capabilities and European security, US President Donald Trump said in a statement posted on the White House website.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday summed up his current visit to Poland at a press conference following talks with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz.
The Aug. 15 signing of the Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between Poland and the United States takes the two countries to the next stage of reinforced military cooperation, President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have signed an Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement envisaging an increased presence of US soldiers in Poland and tighter military cooperation between the two countries.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has come to Warsaw to meet with Poland's top officials, sign a new US-Poland defence deal and attend the commemoration of the centennial of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Polish forces defeated the Bolsheviks.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher tweeted on Friday that the signing on Saturday of an Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) will pave the way for an increased and sustained US military presence in Poland.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his August 15 visit to Warsaw will sign the new US-Poland Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) and meet with Poland's top officials, Polish President Andrzej Duda's top aide Krzysztof Szczerski said on Saturday.