NEWS

Komorowski to call for permanent NATO presence

Polish ExpressPolish Express logo

Komorowski to call for permanent NATO presence

President Bronisław Komorowski has said Poland will use the NATO summit in Warsaw in July to seek to strengthen the alliance’s presence on its eastern flank.

Komorowski said at a National Security Council meeting on Wednesday that from 2016 he wanted “NATO not only to maintain the rotating character of current NATO forces in Eastern Europe, but also to strengthen and make them permanent.”

The president said the key was armaments warehousing, enabling the alliance to shorten the preparation time for armed conflict in the event of a threat.

"This is a very important summit from Poland’s security point of view, for the issue of the alliances eastern flank and also for NATO’s strategic development,” Komorowski said.

Since the Russian-Ukrainian conflict started in 2014 Poland has been pushing for NATO to have a bigger and stronger presence in the region.

thenews

Chcesz na bieżąco czytać o wydarzeniach w UK? Pobierz aplikację Polish Express News na Androida i iOS.
Materiał chroniony prawem autorskim. Kopiowanie i publikowanie wyłącznie za zgodą wydawcy.


Podobne artykuły

Polish-Russian contact group postpones meeting – again

Polish-Russian contact group postpones meeting – again

A meeting billed in April of the Polish-Russian Group for Difficult Issues, which was set up to look into the countries’ joint history and address challenging areas of bilateral relations, has been postponed...

Poland a bit more welcoming to migrants

Poland a bit more welcoming to migrants

Poland is rather a country of emigration, it is also a place chosen by thousands of foreigners. As arises from the recent Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX), the country is slightly more welcoming...

Major NATO military exercises in Poland amid security fears

Major NATO military exercises in Poland amid security fears

Thirty-one thousand soldiers from 18 NATO members and five partner countries will take part in major manoeuvres in Poland starting on Tuesday, amid fears by Central and Eastern European states that Russia...

Polish music at Westminster Cathedral

Polish music at Westminster Cathedral

The Westminster Cathedral was the venue on Saturday of the UK premiere of the Mass in F major by the Polish composer, singer and diplomat Prince Józef Michał Ksawery Poniatowski. Written in 1867, the work...

President Komorowski lends Ukraine ‘a hand’

President Komorowski lends Ukraine ‘a hand’

President Bronisław Komorowski told Ukrainian MPs on Thursday that Poland will support Ukraine with its European aspirations. Speaking to the Verkhovna Rada, Komorowski said that “Poland holds out its...

Destination: Kraków

Destination: Kraków

You say you’re in Kraków for 4 hours between trains, and want a quick tour? Or are you lucky enough to be a visitor of this fair city for a long weekend? What if you have a week, and want to explore...

Manhunt for security officer who failed to return money

Manhunt for security officer who failed to return money

A manhunt has been launched after a security officer failed to deliver sums of money he had collected in Warsaw. According to police spokesperson Edyta Adamus, the suspect, who worked for a private security...

Enjoy Polish Traditional Dishes

Enjoy Polish Traditional Dishes

Entering a Polish home, whether you are an old friend or a stranger, you will be greeted with warm hospitality and a sumptuous meal. \"Guest in the home, God in the home\", as the old Polish proverb says....

Poles not keen on new car purchases

Poles not keen on new car purchases

The number of Poles declaring their intention to buy a new car this year is the lowest since 2007, figures from a new report reveal. The publication, released by the Conference of Financial Companies in...

Duda sworn in as President

Duda sworn in as President

Andrzej Duda has been sworn in to become the sixth president of the III Polish Republic at a ceremony in the Sejm on Thursday morning. At 10:00 am members the National Assembly, the 460-seat lower house...


Ta strona używa plików cookie. Kontynuując przeglądanie witryny, wyrażasz zgodę na ich używanie przez nasz serwis. Dodatkowo kiedy odwiedzasz naszą stronę, wstępnie wybrane firmy mogą odczytywać i korzystać z określonych informacji zapisanych na Twoim urządzeniu, aby wyświetlać odpowiednie reklamy bądź spersonalizowane treści. Dowiedz się więcej.OK