The Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland was posthumously awarded on Thursday to the first post-war US ambassador to Poland, Arthur Bliss Lane. The distinction was collected in Warsaw by current US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher.
Polish officials and US ambassador took part in a symbolic ceremony launching Poland's US Visa Waiver Program membership at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Tuesday.
On Independence Day, Monday, Poland entered the US Visa Waiver Program. Both the Polish president and the US ambassador to Poland lauded the development. "Poland joining the Visa Waver Program has become a fact," President Andrzej Duda said.
The first country in five years to join the programme, from November 11th Poles will be able travel to the United States for 90 days business or tourism without applying for a visa.
"We honor the Polish Armed Forces today! I’m so glad that we are allies and that our armies serve and train side by side," US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
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.
Poland and the United States are leaders when it comes to guaranteeing peace in Europe, US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher said on Monday in Gizycko (northeastern Poland), where she was attending a Polish-American military picnic.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki posted on Twitter on Thursday a congratulatory message for US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on the occasion of the US Independence Day.
Mayor of Warsaw Rafał Trzaskowski and US Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher unveiled a plaque dedicated to US President Thomas Woodrow Wilson in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Thanks to the trans-Atlantic relations of countries which share similar values, NATO is the strongest alliance in history, wrote US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Twitter, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO.