The additional group of British soldiers which landed in Poland on Monday will assist Polish soldiers in, among other tasks, the repair and construction of a temporary fence at the Polish-Belarusian border, announced the Polish defense minister.
Andrej Babis, the Czech prime minister, has said he will ask both houses of the country's parliament to rubber stamp the sending of 150 soldiers to Poland's border region with Belarus owing to the migration crisis.
VIDEO: The 59 black and white photographs were not taken by German photoreporters from a propaganda company but by a regular soldier, although which unit he served with and what specifically he was doing in Warsaw remains a mystery.
The president of the Czech Republic has offered to send Czech soldiers to help police the Polish-Belarusian border.
Poland's Defence Minister tweeted on Friday that British engineering troops have started a reconnaissance on establishing cooperation with Polish soldiers in strengthening the fence on the Polish-Belarusian border.
Poland is to purchase 300 used Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Cougar 4x4 military vehicles from the United States, Poland's defence minister announced on Wednesday.
The United States could limit military co-operation with Poland owing to concerns over the state of the rule of law, a leading Polish newspaper has reported.
Poland’s defence minister wrote on Twitter on Friday that 2,400 soldiers are now supporting the Border Guard.
Poland’s Territorial Defence Force (WOT) now has 30,000 troops, Mariusz Blaszczak, the Polish defence minister, said on Friday.
Poland will double the number of troops guarding its border with Belarus and will put up a 2.5-metre-high fence along the frontier, the Polish defence minister said on Monday.