Poland's Sejm (lower house) passed a law on Thursday empowering the president to ratify a Polish-American military cooperation agreement, which foresees an increase in the number of US soldiers stationed in Poland.
Field tests are being carried out on the Perun autonomous reconnaissance-combat vehicle at a site in Gizycko, northeastern Poland, by the Tarnow Mechanical Plant (ZMT), the Polish Armament Group (PGZ), to which ZMT belongs, announced on Thursday.
President Andrzej Duda has said that the presence of US forces in Poland is worth the sensible, honest and above all fair price that was negotiated.
A military parade on August 15, the Polish Army Day, which this year coincides with the centenary of the 1920 Battle of Warsaw, in which Poland halted a Europe-advancing Red Army, has been cancelled for epidemic safety reasons, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday evening.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on Monday said that the mass media information regarding the regulations governing the stationing of US troops in Poland were untrue. The US ambassador has also denied media reports to this effect.
An agreement on the presence of US soldiers in Poland is to be signed on August 15, Polish Army Day and the centenary of the Battle of Warsaw, in which Polish forces defeated Soviet troops, the daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reported on Monday.
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.
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.
A military aircraft carrying PLN 90,000 (EUR 22,230) worth of protective medical supplies to help Azerbaijan in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic took off from Wroclaw airport in western Poland on Thursday, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
Enhanced defence cooperation through development of plans to strengthen military ties and the start of a new chapter in energy cooperation through a partnership to develop nuclear energy are foreseen in a joint declaration between the Polish and US presidents.