WARSAW, Poland — Polish President Andrzej Duda has signed a deal that enhances U.S. navy presence within the central European nation, and stated it must be an emblem of a partnership that continues no matter political developments.
Poland’s right-wing management has had shut ties with the administration of President Donald Trump, signing protection and vitality offers.
Duda indicated Monday he would really like the partnership to proceed beneath the brand new administration.
“I believe that our partnership is above political divisions,” Duda stated in the course of the ratification ceremony on the Presidential Palace.
“We are waiting for the new U.S. president to take office,” Duda stated.
The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement that he ratified raises the variety of U.S. troops in Poland to some 5,500 and strikes the U.S. Army V Corps abroad headquarters to Poland from Forth Knox, Kentucky. It strengthens the U.S. protection presence in central and Eastern Europe at a time of elevated Russian navy exercise.
Trump selected the transfer final 12 months, when he was lowering troop numbers in Germany.
This story has been corrected to say that the V corps headquarters is shifting to Poland from Fort Knox, Kentucky, not from Germany.