Trump promises Poland aid against Russian threat

Trump promises Poland aid against Russian threat

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The American president Donald Trump has Poland Thursday support promised in the event that Russia threatens. The Polish president Andrzej Duda had asked for it.

Trump made his statements during a press conference on the first day of his second trip abroad. Duda received the American president vooafgaand to a top with twelve Central and Eastern European leaders.

They want more of Trump to know how he thinks that they are less dependent on Russian energy. Trump is expected to be with plans for the export of American liquefied natural gas to the region.

During the press conference told the Us president that there is “something must be done” to North Korea. The country proved earlier this week to be in the possession of an intercontinental ballistic missile. This would the land, in theory, the US can take.

Too seriously

Also suggested Trump request that transmitter to CNN, the video of a wrestling match in which the president is a man with in place of a head, the logo of CNN in turn “much too seriously” took.

The spreading of the film by Trump via Twitter led in recent days to a lot of angry and indignant responses. Critics claim that the president calls for violence against journalists.

After the press conference will Trump in Warsaw, a speech hold by the monument that commemorates the rebellion in the battered city against the German occupiers in 1944.

Trans-Atlantic relations

Many Eastern Europeans hope that Trump in his speech the ‘trans-Atlantic relationships,” and confirmed that he is his criticism of the NATO tempers. Since the crisis in Ukraine in 2014, escalated, feeling the Baltic states and Poland felt threatened by Russia.

After the speech is Trump to Hamburg for dinner in the hotel Atlantic with German chancellor Angela Merkel. Friday and Saturday in this port city leaders gathered for a summit of the G20.

Anti-aircraft missiles

The American government showed Wednesday, know Patriot anti-aircraft missiles to Poland to sell.

An agreement in principle was, according to the Polish minister of Defense Antoni Macierewicz Wednesday night signed in Washington, on the eve of the visit of president Donald Trump to the NATO ally.

The Patriot missiles to Poland provided “in the most modern configuration”, the minister said.

Poland had in march eight Patriot batteries to want to purchase, for a total of 6.7 billion euro. The purchase is part of a thorough modernisation of the Polish armed forces.

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