Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Wednesday that he had recommended Rajmund Andrzejczak, chief of the general staff of the Polish armed forces, to take up the position of Chairman of NATO's Military Committee.
Poland wants its relations with the US to be even closer, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said during a visit to a training ground in Drawsko Pomorskie, northwestern Poland, where Polish and American soldiers take part in Defender-Europe 20 military exercises.
Poland is ceasing to be a second category member of the North Atlantic Alliance, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Monday commenting on Reuters agency report that some of 9,500 US soldiers to be pulled out from Germany will be transferred to Poland.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher declared on Monday that the USA was ready to defend Poland and NATO. She made the statement referring to the Polish MoD's tweet regarding the flight of a US bomber being escorted by Polish fighter jets.
Polish F-16 and MiG-29 fighter jets escorted an American B-1B bomber stationed in Europe within the framework of the Bomber Task Force mission, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Monday.
The Polish Defence Ministry has concluded negotiations regarding the purchase of US launch units and Javelin anti-tank guided missiles. An agreement to this effect will be signed soon, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Tuesday.
Minister of National Defence Mariusz Błaszczak on Wednesday remotely gave guidelines to Polish army commanders on actions aimed at containing the coronavirus spread in the country, the ministry has tweeted.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Monday that the Polish government "has responded to the coronavirus threat at the proper time," and declared that the situation was under control.
President Andrzej Duda, his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and army commanders in Warsaw on Tuesday took part in a Christmas meeting with soldiers, war veterans and families of soldiers killed during foreign missions.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on Saturday met soldiers of the Polish Military Contingent serving as part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on the border with Israel.