The third rotation of soldiers from NATO's Multinational Battalion Combat Group started their tours of duty on Friday in Bemowo Piskie (northeastern Poland). Like their predecessors, the new units from the USA, UK, Romania and Croatia will spend six months in Poland.
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.
A special commission under former Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz has refuted the 2011 findings of a government commission investigating the 2010 Smolensk air disaster, which stated pilot error as the disaster cause.
Poland has signed offset agreements linked with the purchase of the US-made Patriot missile defence system, Poland's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Friday.
The Multinational Division North East Headquarters in Elblag, north-east Poland, has been 90 percent-formed, and the process will probably be completed by the end of 2018, Deputy Defence Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz said in parliament on Tuesday.
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