Locked content CBOS measures Poles’ opinions regarding NATO

The public opinion research institute CBOS has published results of a survey that examined Poles’ opinion regarding the NATO alliance. It turns out that 54 percent believe that Poland can be sure of the alliance’s engagement in defense of the country. Compared with May, the amount of res...

Locked content New NATO secretary general to visit Poland

Jens Stoltenberg, who took over as secretary general of NATO on Wednesday, has announced that Poland would be the first country he would visit in the course of his term. He stressed that Poland recently undertook a leading role in the organization and made sure that NATO reacted accordingly to the c...

Locked content Komorowski stresses importance of transatlantic cooperation

“Maintaining military, political, economic and social transatlantic ties in a good investment for the future,” Polish President Bronisław Komorowski said in his speech to Germany’s Bundestag on Wednesday. He added that the unity and solidarity of the EU and the transatlantic community may be seen as...

Locked content NATO summit 2016 to be held in Warsaw

The next NATO summit, in 2016, will take place in Warsaw, Poland, Polish President Bronisław Komorowski said on Friday, during a press confenerence with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Rasmussen expressed satisfaction about Poland hosting the event. He also confirmed the information ab...

Cameron: NATO new unit to be seated in Poland

NATO’s new rapid response force should be headquartered in Poland, UK Prime Minister David Cameron said during the second day of the alliance’s summit in Newport, Wales. He added that his country would commit 3,500 personnel to the unit.

Locked content NATO condemns Russian convoy entry into Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen issued a statement condemning the entry of the “Russian so-called humanitarian convoy” into Ukraine without the consent from Ukrainian authorities and without any involvement of the Red Cross. “This is a blatant breach of Russia’s international commitment...

Locked content Komorowski: NATO should reinforce eastern frontier

“Poland will demand the enforcement of the eastern frontier of NATO,” President Bronisław Komorowski said in his speech on Army Day this Friday. He said this should be done by placing both more soldiers and equipment in the area. The president also said that Poland would expand its military infrastr...

Komorowski speaks to Obama

Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski held a phone conversation with US President Barack Obama on Monday evening to discuss the situation in Ukraine, including the consequences of the Malaysian airliner crash, and the upcoming NATO summit.

Locked content Warsaw to host CEE presidents summit

The presidents of nine CEE countries will meet in Warsaw on July 22, Polish Radio reports. Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski announced the summit on Tuesday after meeting his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska. Heads of state of all Visegrad Group countries, as well as the presidents of the Balti...

Battle ready?

Against the backdrop of Poland’s tragic military history, the government plans expenditures of PLN 131 billion over the next decade. But is the modernization plan realistic?