Rotation of us troops will be carried out every nine months.
In the Polish town of żagań was held the official ceremony of greeting the American soldiers who came to Poland as part of operation Аtlantic Resolve.
The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, the defense Minister Anthony Macierewicz, U.S. Ambassador to Poland Paul Jones, representatives of the local authorities.
The Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said that the presence in Poland of U.S. army units increases the security of our country and all over Europe.
“Today we can say that the presence of American soldiers in Poland is another step in the implementation of a coherent strategy to strengthen the security of Poland and our region,” she said during the ceremony.
The head of the Polish defense Minister Anthony Macierewicz said that the country waited a long time for NATO troops: “We’ve been waiting for you for decades, often having the feeling of loneliness. Often feeling that we are the only ones who defended civilization in the face of threats from the East.”
Macarevich, recalled the words of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski Lech Kaczynski made 2008 in Tbilisi after the Russian attack, when he warned: “If we don’t we revolt this aggression, the later will be the turn of Ukraine, then the Baltic countries, and then, perhaps, my country, my people and the whole of Europe.”
Approximately 4.5 thousand U.S. troops would be deployed in Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. Rotation of us troops will be carried out every nine months. In the city of żagań is the headquarters of the command of an American armored brigade.
As reported Корреспондент.net on the territory of Poland is already more than a thousand U.S. military personnel. This week in Poznan profits another 300 soldiers.
And in Poland brought American tanks for the containment of Russia. The Kremlin has called such actions a threat to Russia. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the US “is not even a European state”.
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