President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, he had been right to stay away from the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem as his presence would have legitimised the meeting's false historical narrative.
US Vice-President Mike Pence met with Polish head of state Andrzej Duda on Monday, on the second day of his visit. At a press conference after the meeting, Pence said Poland's alliance with the US was stronger than ever before.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and US Vice-President Mike Pence signed a declaration in Warsaw on Monday regarding security in building a 5G network.
US Vice-President Mike Pence said in Warsaw on Monday that Poland has already reached a situation in which it can participate in the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP).
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his visit to Poland planned for September 1-2, explaining that all federal government resources need to be focused on the incoming hurricane Dorian. Vice President Mike Pence will represent Trump in Poland.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and US Vice-President Mike Pence are to visit the former Nazi-German death camp of Auschwitz in southern Poland on Friday, a symbol of Jews' extermination and the martyrdom of Poles and other nations.
The Polish Embassy told reporter Andrea Mitchell: “The 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was a heroic act against the German Nazis who established the ghetto & carried out the #Holocaust.”
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki along with US Vice-President Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will lay flowers at the Ghetto Heroes Monument in Warsaw on Thursday. Morawiecki and Pence will also lay wreaths at the Warsaw Uprising Monument.
An agreement on the purchase of US HIMARS (High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) self-propelled rocket artillery was signed in Warsaw on Wednesday. The price for 20 launchers with ammunition is USD 414 million.
President Andrzej Duda and US Vice-President Mike Pence will visit the memorial site of the former Nazi-German death camp of Auschwitz in southern Poland on Friday, Duda's office informed on Monday.