The presidents of the USA and Donald trump and Andrzej Duda said about a possible increase in U.S. military presence in Poland. This they said at a joint press conference in the White house, the broadcast which was conducted on Twitter the administration trump.
They also confirmed the preparation of a bilateral agreement on the construction of a nuclear power plant in Poland.
The presidents of Poland and the United States signed two joint declarations on strengthening ties between the military of the two countries in the field of security.
“We will reduce our military presence in Germany. Some of the military return to the United States, and some will go to other places in Europe, one of which will be Poland,” said trump.
He also said that Poland will pay for the transfer of a part of the US military from Germany to Poland.
The White house noted that the transfer of the American military in Poland is a strong signal from the US to Russia.
In his turn, the dude confirmed that the two sides talked about the possibility of “further increase the presence of American troops in Poland,” and that his country is ready to host more U.S. troops.
In this regard, Duda gave the example of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.
“In 2014 Russia invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea, it has occupied the Lugansk and Donetsk, and before that it attacked Georgia. 2014 was the year of the greatest fears in the Baltic States and in the Polish society. Today, the presence of NATO troops, especially U.S. troops in Poland, shows that article 5 of the NATO Treaty is considered serious. This indicates that if someone wanted to attack Poland, it would not become for them a soft landing, ” he said.
We will remind that the USA is planning to move to Poland 2 thousand soldiers and place 30 combat aircraft F-16 from Germany.