US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher, addressing Polish Defence Ministry Mariusz Błaszczak in a Friday tweet, praised their joint efforts leading to the conclusion of the new Polish-US Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA).
Poland's Sejm (lower house) passed a law on Thursday empowering the president to ratify a Polish-American military cooperation agreement, which foresees an increase in the number of US soldiers stationed in Poland.
Polish ambassador to the EU Andrzej Sados and his US counterpart Ronald Gidwitz held talks on Thursday in Brussels during which they discussed, among other issues, nuclear energy, EU energy policy as well as the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher tweeted on Sunday that since she submitted her credentials to the Polish president two years ago, relations between the United States and Poland have become closer.
Polish-American military aviation manoeuvres are taking place in Łask, central Poland. Polish pilots are training with US F-16 pilots from the 480th Fighter Squadron, stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany.
The AvDet Polish-American air exercises have started in Lask, central Poland. Polish pilots will train with their American peers stationed in Germany, the Polish Ministry of Defence wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
Following a defence cooperation deal between Poland and the US, signed on Saturday, US media wrote that it paves the way to deploy more US troops from Germany to Poland, including intelligence and reconnaissance forces.
The Aug. 15 signing of the Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between Poland and the United States takes the two countries to the next stage of reinforced military cooperation, President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak and visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have signed an Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement envisaging an increased presence of US soldiers in Poland and tighter military cooperation between the two countries.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote on Twitter on Friday that she was in full agreement with Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and admitted that U.S. commitment to Poland’s and NATO’s security is ironclad.