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USA refused Poland to increase military presence in the country. About it writes Gazeta Wyborcza, citing sources in Polish diplomacy.
The interlocutors of the newspaper claim that the government failed to persuade Washington to establish a permanent military base in Poland. As they say in the message of Ministry of defense Polish defense Ministry that the United States can offer, “does not coincide with the expectations of Warsaw”.
As the newspaper notes, is now stationed in Poland 4.5 thousand American soldiers and a battalion of the Alliance on a military base in Bemowo Squeak, consisting of US troops.
In January experts of the analytical center of Brussels Friends of Europe said that Poland does not trust the European States of NATO and wants to get direct military support from the United States. It was noted that Warsaw is concerned about possible Russian aggression and I’m not sure that the European allies will be able to defend the country.
In mid-September the President of Poland Andrzej Duda called for Washington to send to the Republic of more American troops. Before this, the US President Donald trump said that the White house is considering placing in Poland of a permanent American base. It proposed to call the “Fort trump”, the Polish authorities are willing to spend on its creation billions of dollars.
In response, Russia threatened to take action to neutralize the threat.
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