The United States to equip Poland with heavy weapons of war. On the sidelines of the visit of U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence in Warsaw, the delivery of 20 US, it was agreed-missile launchers of the type of HIMARS to Poland, to be delivered by 2023, for 414 million dollars.
Pence assured the Nato-Partner solidarity in the United States. “The United States will always stand by the people in Poland,” he said in front of soldiers of the Polish and American air forces. “America first, America is not alone.”
Since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis, Poland and the Baltic States will feel increasingly powerful neighbors, Russia threatened. To deter the United States route since the 2014 units in the rotation there and sell large-scale weapons to Poland. Nato has also strengthened the deployment of troops in the four countries of its presence on the Eastern flank of the military Alliance.
Pence has described Nato as the most successful defense Alliance in the history of the world. He warned the allies but also, once again, to abide by their obligations. He specifically praised the fact that Poland plays one of four Nato members, the target of two percent of gross domestic product for defense spending. Germany, with around 1.3 percent in 2019, significantly including, and criticized the USA for violently.
Pence wanted to open in the evening, together with the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, a conference for peace and stability in the Middle East, to the 60 countries to participate. Critics speak of an Anti-Iran Meeting, several Western European States are, therefore, with their foreign Ministers. Germany will be represented by Minister of state, Niels Annen. For Iran’s Nemesis, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is opposed to Warsaw, traveled.
On Saturday will occur Pence at the Munich security conference, and there, according to dpa-information meet also German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The German-American relations since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump two years ago.
As a co-organizer of the conference on the middle East, US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo in Warsaw. During the visit of a Nato battalion in Bemowo Piskie, he warned of a renewed Russian Aggression. Russia have big plans to increase its dominance in Europe and on the world stage, he said, according to the Agency PAP. The US and Western democracies should do everything in their Power to stop attacks such as the invasion of the Ukraine.