President Andrzej Duda, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and the head of the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression Jan Kasprzyk are taking part in the official ceremonies marking the Polish Independence Struggle Veterans' Day on Saturday.
Polish-British intergovernmental consultations will be held this autumn, Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz announced following a Thursday meeting of Polish and British foreign and defence ministers in Helenów by Warsaw.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday that a large part of the new Command and Control System for the Polish Army has been prepared, thanks to his work with the National Security Bureau (BBN) and Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak.
The North Atlantic Alliance needs a more efficient command structure in order to be able to face threats, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Sunday. he added that Poland supported closer cooperation between NATO and the EU.
The role and tasks of the European Defence Agency (EDA), the future form of Permanent Structure Cooperation (PESCO), crisis management operations and military mobility were the focus of talks at an informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Sofia on Saturday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday he was pleased with the talks he conducted during his two-day official visit to the United States, which showed US appreciation for "the very good military cooperation" between the two countries.
Poland is ready to host additional US troops on top of the units that are currently stationed in the country under NATO's strengthening of its eastern flank, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said before his official visit to the United States on Wednesday.
Poland's new Territorial Defence Forces are an excellent support for the operational forces, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said Sunday at an oath ceremony for territorial troops in Morag in the north-Polish Warminsko-Mazurskie province.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak has said he has been invited by President Andrzej Duda to discuss on Friday the so-called demotion bill that the president vetoed in late March due to the "unjust solutions" it contained, despite supporting the demotions.
The subject of negotiations related to deliveries of the US Patriot air-defence system includes connecting the Wisla medium-range air defence system with the short-range Narew system, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Monday.