The White House released a statement on Wednesday in connection with Polish President Andrzej Duda's meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington titled 'America loves Poland, and America loves the Polish people.'
Enhanced defence cooperation through development of plans to strengthen military ties and the start of a new chapter in energy cooperation through a partnership to develop nuclear energy are foreseen in a joint declaration between the Polish and US presidents.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday that Polish-US cooperation had recently been raised to a level never seen before, and stated that the concrete effects of his politics were visible today.
Before his Wednesday visit to the White House, Polish President Andrzej Duda conducted talks with Vilnius, while his top aide Krzysztof Szczerski spoke with Kiev and is due to talk with US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien, Szczerski told PAP on Tuesday.
The Polish ambassador in Washington Piotr Wilczek said he was “disgusted and appalled” by the attack and has called on the White House and the National Parks Service to restore the monument quickly to its original state.
US President Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation on Saturday, thanked his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda for Poland's aid to his country in combating the coronavirus epidemic, the White House reported in a statement.
Speaking from the White House, Donald Trump said: "As the declaration makes very clear, the United States and Poland are not only bound by a strategic partnership but deep common values, shared goals and a very strong and abiding friendship."
The presidents of Poland and the US, Andrzej Duda and Donald Trump, underlined the strategic importance of the alliance between the two countries, PM Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted in reference to a series of agreements signed in the White House on Wednesday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda will begin his six-day visit to the United States with a White House meeting with US President Donald Trump. The two officials are expected to discuss an increased US military presence in Poland that Warsaw has been advocating for.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak said on Wednesday it is highly likely that during President Andrzej Duda's trip to the USA in June, talks will be held finalising the first stage of the process of increasing the US military presence in Poland.