Poland's politicians generally praised the country's purchase of the Patriot air-defence missile systems from the US on Wednesday. Some of the parties in opposition criticised the contract's excessive price and ratther small offset clauses.
The first Patriot systems will reach Poland in 2022, with further systems two years later, in 2024, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday, adding that a deal to this effect, to be signed on Wednesday, "has been very well negotiated."
The Polish stand at the industry trade fair "Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit," which starts on Monday in Seattle, will promote the Polish aviation industry among foreign entrepreneurs, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH), the stand's organiser, said on Friday.
Poland has signed offset agreements linked with the purchase of the US-made Patriot missile defence system, Poland's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Friday.
The European Union must act together but remain careful not to escalate its dispute with the United States over Washington's new steel and aluminium tariffs, according to Konrad Szymanski, the Polish minister for European affairs.
Krzysztof Michalski and Michal Balas, two cellists from the Wladyslaw Zelenski State Secondary School of Music in Krakow, southern Poland, won the Johansen International Competition for Young String Players, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage said on Monday.
Current challenges related to international law dominated presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski's Friday talks in the UN Security Council in New York.
Polish police officers from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBSP) working in co-operation with the FBI detained a 44-year-old Ukrainian citizen suspected of committing cyber crimes, PAP has learned.
Poland wants to continue its activity on the global forum as it is an important dimension of the country's foreign policy along with its involvement in the EU, NATO and regional policy, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz told PAP in New York City on Friday.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has received a medal from the American Institute of Polish Culture during the 46th Polish diaspora ball in Miami, Florida, Polish Senator Anna Anders told PAP on Sunday.