Ian Brzezinski, son of US strategist Zbigniew Brzezinski, drew attention on Twitter on Friday to moves by the US Senate Armed Services Committee to permanently station a brigade combat team in Poland.
NATO does not currently perceive any direct threat of a military attack on any Alliance country, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told PAP on Friday, at the same time admitting that NATO is carefully watching Russia's aggressive acts.
Paolo Alli, the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, declared in Warsaw on Friday that NATO wants to improve and raise the level of stability, as global stability was the foundation of peace.
The strengthening of the NATO's eastern flank will be a priority for the Polish delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session starting in Warsaw today, stated the Deputy Defence Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz.
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.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki thanked US president Donald Trump for his words, on Friday, which praised Poland for paying even more for defence spending than it was obliged to. President Trump stressed that this is valued by the US.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, along with the foreign ministers of the other Visegrad Group countries, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary, met on Friday at NATO headquarters with their British counterpart, Boris Johnson.
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.
The decision on a new command structure for NATO will be made at the Alliance's summit in July, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti, said in the Polish north-western city of Szczecin on Tuesday.
The US State Department said in a Wednesday statement that the signing by Poland and the US of a contract for the purchase of the Patriot defence system "will strengthen the security and capabilities of the United States, Poland and NATO along the Alliance's Eastern Flank".