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Polish Minister of Defense Mariusz Blaschak said the US troops will be stationed at six military bases in the East of the country, reports Polskie Radio.
According to him, NATO forces are ready to contain a possible military threat, mainly from Russia.
Blaschak said that Warsaw and Washington will decide on the exact location of US troops in a separate agreement.
Last week, the presidents of the United States and Poland agreed to transfer thousands of American soldiers and a squad of …
Poland has started the Dragon-19 military exercises in collaboration with 18 thousand soldiers from 12 NATO countries using 2.5 thousand units of military equipment.
These are the largest military drills to take place in Poland this year, as reported by Polish Radio.
The drills are being held on land, at sea, in the air and in cyberspace. Their main goal is to check if the Polish units are compatible with those of the allied forces, which were deployed to Poland to strengthen NATO’s eastern …
The Polish oil and gas company PGNiG has agreed to buy 1.5 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually from the American company Venture Global LNG, over and above the amount agreed on in the contract signed by the firms in 2018, PGNiG told the press on Wednesday.
At the end of 2018, PGNiG signed a contract with Venture Global LNG to supply Poland with 2 million tons of LNG per year (2.7 billion cubic meters of gas after regasification) for 20 years, staring in 2023. Now the annual …
The Polish court sentenced the former Chief of Staff of Prime Minister Tomasz Arabski. He was responsible for coordinating the last flight of Polish President Lech Kaczynski to Smolensk in 2010, reports RIA Novosti News Agency.
Arabski was found guilty of failure to perform his official duties while organizing the flight. According to the prosecution, the Tu-154M aircraft was not supposed to land at the airport, and the pilots did not have relevant landing maps and information.
Arabski was …
The US intends to transfer additional military forces to Poland, where it already has 4,500 of its troops stationed, announced US President Donald Trump after a meeting with his Polish colleague President Andrzej Duda.
As part of the declaration to expand military cooperation signed by Trump and Duda on Thursday in Warsaw, a contingent of an additional 1,000 US troops will be sent to Poland, as well as a squadron of reconnaissance drones.
A new military airfield will also be built “for …
The Chief of the Cabinet of the Polish President, Krzysztof Szczerski, said that the country has concluded talks on increasing the number of US troops, as reported by Polskie Radio. According to him, Polish President Andrzej Duda and US President Donald Trump would have to approve the agreement.
“As the political leaders of the countries, the presidents will decide whether or not they are satisfied with the deal. If so, we envision this political agreement will happen when the President of …
Polish authorities are hoping to push for American F-35 fighter jets if the United States cancels the delivery of these aircraft to Turkey, RIA Novosti reports citing a Polish source familiar with the matter.
Dissatisfied with Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Unites States is trying to give Ankara an ultimatum, threatening to refuse to supply Turkey with F-35 fighter jets. At the same time, the purchase of the F-35 is part of the plan to modernize the …
American troops sent the EC-130H Compass Call to practice offensive operations in Poland. It is planned to be used in joint exercises with the Polish army.
As reported on the US Air Force website in Europe, the plane arrived at the Koszecin airbase. It is assigned to the 55th electronic combat group based in Davis-Monthan, Arizona.
Members of the technical team also arrived to Poland. They will join the crews of F-16C aircraft from the 52nd wing of US Air Force fighters in German Spangdahlem. …
The Polish oil logistics company PERN has confirmed that the supply of clean oil from Russia has resumed, Polish Radio reports.
“On the morning of 9 June, Russia resumed the supply of clean oil through Belarus to the Polish transmission system,” the report states.
According to PERN spokesperson Katarzyna Krasinska, the company has implemented a mechanism to constantly monitor the quality of the oil arriving from the east.
“This morning the supply of oil not contaminated with organochlorides …
Poland, which is celebrating 15 years of EU membership and 20 years of NATO membership this year, is willing to share its experience in this matter with Ukraine, said Polish Marshal of the Senate Stanislaw Karczewski during the 10th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in Kyiv, Radio Poland reports.
“We will build a stronger European Union. And a stronger EU is a union with Ukraine. A high level of security is also related to Ukraine’s membership in NATO. In Poland this year we will …