Posts tagged as Andrzej Duda

American “Trojan horse” in Poland and Baltic states

By Jonas Dringelis on Saturday, December 29, 2018

The confrontation between East and West threatens potential war between the United States and Russia. In this case, the Baltic countries, Poland can become a battlefield between West and East. Most NATO planners and independent experts think that if any fighting breaks out between Russia and its neighbors to the West, the likely battlefields will be Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland. And the question today is not whether NATO will fight, but…

Lithuanian and Polish Presidents discussed support to Ukraine

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Polish President Andrzej Duda for a bilateral meeting to discuss issues of key importance to both countries. Special focus was placed on regional security and the situation in Ukraine. According to the President, after the illegal annexation of Crimea, continuing aggression in eastern Ukraine and strategic blockade of the Ukrainian ports of Mariupol and Berdiansk, Russia is set to expand the occupation zone into the…

Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Poland’s president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country, in a speech as the nation put on a large military parade on its Armed Forces Day holiday Wednesday replete with tanks and people marching in historic uniforms. Poland is fearful of Russia’s renewed aggression, and President Andrzej Duda said that a permanent presence by the U.S. Army would “scare away every potential attacker.” The U.S. military,…

Polish president proposes questions for referendum on constitution

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

President Andrzej Duda said earlier this year that the Polish people should be given a chance to reflect on whether to make changes to the constitution or draft a new one almost three decades since Poland emerged from communism. The proposed questions include whether Poles are in favour of enshrining in the constitution a guarantee of Poland’s membership of the European Union and NATO. Another question is whether Poles want…