The Senate Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday voted in favour of the Senate passing a bill empowering the president to ratify a Polish-American military cooperation agreement, which foresees an increase in the number of US soldiers stationed in Poland.
Poland's Territorial Defence Force (WOT) voluntary military formation already numbers over 26,000 soldiers and is growing steadily, Minister of Defence Mariusz Blaszczak said on Sunday in Radom during the WOT's feast day.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on politics, the economy and the military, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said in a pre-recorded video screened on the second day of a Washington-based think-tank's conference on Tuesday.
The Lukashenko regime is not a threat to Poland at the moment, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak told the Super Express daily, but noted that Poland should be prepared for a number of scenarios.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote on Twitter on Friday that she was in full agreement with Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and admitted that U.S. commitment to Poland’s and NATO’s security is ironclad.
US forces will remain in Poland regardless of who is US president, as guaranteed by Poland's Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement with the US, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Thursday on Polish Radio.
Belarusians must be supported in their strive for freedom but it is they alone who will have to decide about their future, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Thursday on Polish Radio, commenting ongoing protests in Belarus after Sunday's presidential elections.
The construction of a museum devoted to the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Polish forces halted a Europe-advancing Red Army, was launched by Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on a historic battlefield in Ossow, near Warsaw, on Monday.
The US corps command in Poland will be the most important US command on the eastern flank of NATO, and this is a great achievement, Minister of Defence Mariusz Blaszczak has said.
Centenary celebrations of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, the so-called 'Miracle on the Vistula,' will be held in Warsaw on August 15, the centrepiece of which will be a military parade, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Tuesday.