Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
In accordance with previous agreements Poland is preparing to host a 1 thousand American military personnel.
On Friday, August 31, announced in Warsaw the Minister of national defence Mariusz Blashak.
According to him, the corresponding agreement with the United States will be signed soon.
The agreement provides for further deepening of military cooperation between the countries and the increasing military presence of the United States in Poland.
“In continuation of the two agreements signed by the presidents of Andrzej Duda and Donald trump, the principle of placing of the American troops, it was decided to change a rotational basis to permanent. The number of U.S. military deployed in Poland will increase by approximately 1000, to a minimum 5500”, — stated in the message.
So, poznań will become the residence of the excellence of the divisional command and support group of the U.S. army; Drawsko Pomorskie will be the headquarters of the combat training Center for the joint use of the armed forces of Poland and the United States; Wroclaw-Strachowice will be loading and unloading air force base, USA.
Also, the military contingent will expand in Affection, which will be the location of the squadron of aircraft with remote control US air force; in Poize, which will be the headquarters of the air combat brigade, battalion, combat logistics support and special forces in Wroclaw, which will be the residence of another special forces, as well as in Jagana and Sventoshov, which will become the headquarters for the battle group armored brigade.
After completion of the preparatory work, an agreement will be signed.
In turn, the U.S. Secretary of defense mark Esper declared on July 29 that the Pentagon will withdraw from Germany 11 900 military — more than was stated previously. 5600 of them will be transferred to other countries-NATO members, even 6400 will return to the U.S., however, many on rotation will be involved in other States of Europe.
Possible relocation countries can be Italy and Belgium. Part of the contingent will probably go to Poland and the Baltic States, if Warsaw will adhere to the arrangements planned by both parties, then said Esper. Thus, the total number of American troops in Germany will be reduced from 36 thousand to 24 100.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that during the recent visit of the Polish President Andrzej Duda in the United States was made by his joint with Donald trump’s statement, which said that the United States and Poland intend to strengthen the capacity of defense and deterrence on NATO’s Eastern flank.