According to newspaper Rzeczpospolita half of the units would be permanently stationed, but not within the framework of constant rotation, as is currently the case.
Poland's plan to become the core of NATO and the US's military presence in the region is realistic, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said in his foreign policy address in the Sejm (lower house) on Thursday.
President Andrzej Duda has issued invitations to leaders of EU, NATO and the Eastern Partnership countries, and the UN secretary general, to attend the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II on September 1, Duda's aide Krzysztof Szczerski told PAP.
Russian threats to NATO and defence spending dominated Tuesday talks between the presidents of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
As one of a handful of countries to meet its spending target of 2% of GDP on defence, Poland is a committed member of NATO.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday will meet with his Czech, Slovakian and Hungarian counterparts, Milosz Zeman, Andrej Kiska and Janos Ader, in Prague and attend celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the enlargement of NATO.
The anniversary and the secretary general’s arrival in the Polish capital coincide with calls for the EU to take a more pro-active role in the continent’s defence. Last year Emmanuel Macron, the French president, won the backing of Angela Merkel when he said the EU should have a European army “independent of the United Sates”.
As NATO prepares to celebrate its 70th birthday, leaders of Poland and eight other countries in the region met in Slovakia yesterday for a summit of the Bucharest Nine.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Poland's accession to NATO, the Defence Ministry has announced the official celebration will be held on March 9 and will include 20 picnics at military bases, concerts and meetings with soldiers.
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