The Polish defence minister has said that the Polish Army must be strong in order to be able to respond to threats and that Poland's record-high military spending is an investment in the country's security.
Andrzej Duda, Poland's president, said he had discussed energy and a “wide range” of security issues during a meeting with Liz Truss, the new British prime minister, in London on Sunday.
Poland does not assume a return to the national draft as there is no need for it and young people can be attracted to military service by good prospects and programmes, the defence minister has told a daily paper.
Poland's strong ties with Lithuania are valuable in the present international situation, Poland's president said on Tuesday, the second day of his talks with the Lithuanian head of state on Poland's northern Hel Peninsula.
As many as 87.6 percent of Poles believe that locating the headquarters of the US Army's 5th Corps in Poland will improve the country's security, a survey by the IBRiS pollster showed on Monday.
The Nato summit, being held in Madrid, is a response to the threats posed by Russia and aims to strengthen the security of its members, Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, said on Thursday.
Poland's foreign minister said on Tuesday that the current security crisis shows that Europe cannot defend itself alone, without the United States.
A fence on the Polish-Belarusian border has already improved the country's security, despite the fact that it is still under construction, a Polish deputy interior minister has said.
The US ambassador to Poland said in Gdynia, a seaport on the Baltic Sea coast, that the docking of another American destroyer there served as a guarantee for the safety of Poland and its neighbours.
Polish state-owned energy companies have the obligation to protect the country's energy security so burdening them with an additional tax on extra profits from high fuel prices is unnecessary, the climate minister has said.