Finally, the placement within the Polish American military warehouses is expected to take in the very near future, said Deputy Prime Minister, head of the Ministry of defense Tomasz Samonac.
"Final decisions have not been taken, but that's bound to happen quickly," he said, Recalling that on may 19, during his visit to Washington was discussing this information with the head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter, informs news Agency referring to the newspaper " Rzeczpospolita ".
the magazine asked the opinion of the Minister about the fact that such actions have the potential to become failures of the Treaty with Russia of 1997, which provides for the non-deployment of troops of the North Atlantic Commonwealth close to the borders with Russia. According to Semenyaka, the emergence of the military warehouses of the USA in Poland is not contrary to this agreement." Even before the NATO summit in Newport in September of last year the Europeans, Germany, pointed to these limits, but Americans have always been pragmatic approach to this, considering that it will make adequate threats steps. Moreover, the placement of weapons we're talking about, does not violate the Treaty of 1997. The story is only about the brigade, and then divided into several countries, " explained the Minister. Before the commander of land forces of the USA in the European Union, Lieutenant-General Ben Hodges explained that North America is suppose to place in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States only heavy weapons, which have already been stated before. First of Poland and Lithuania revealed the fact of negotiations on a host of heavy military equipment of the United States. The military authorities of Estonia and Latvia also supported the proposal of the Pentagon. Remember, the first day of the weekend print edition of the new York times announced plans of the capital of the US to deploy heavy weapons, as well as among them tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, personnel carriers (APC) in Eastern Europe in the form of a step " to deter possible Russian aggression in the European Union ". In connection with the situation around Ukraine, NATO has adopted a number of measures that the Alliance explains the need to ensure the security of the allies. So, were strengthened mission air patrol in the Baltic countries, the aircraft with radar equipment make regular flights over Poland and Romania, introduced additional NATO ships in the Baltic and Mediterranean seas. In September it was also noted that North America has adopted a Decision to strengthen the buildup of NATO troops in the Baltic States, having planned the transfer of heavy weapons, as well as among them tanks, in Estonia. It was mentioned armored brigade (3-5 thousand People).