Washington and Warsaw signed an agreement that identifies the location of future bases of heavy military equipment the United States within Poland, has informed on Thursday the Ministry of national defence of Poland.
the contract concluded between the Polish government and the government of the United States.
"The Polish side has provided for the application site and close to the airbase of Affection, the center of training Ground troops in Drawsko-Pomorskie, military complexes in Schweine, Ciechan?w and Hoxne ", - said the press Secretary of the Ministry of national defense of Poland Jacek Sonta.
A signed contract is the implementation of the Agreement on the status of the military power of the United States within the limits of Poland (SOFA), and provides the " U.S. army objects and territories, employees to realize the overall military objectives ".
"the agreement enables the American side to allocate from its budget funds for the development of the necessary infrastructure, giving the opportunity of the presence of the military power of the United States within Poland. This presence may manifest itself in the placement of the soldiers and the storage of equipment, property and materials, " said Santa.
according to his statement, signed the document " opens the way for the establishment of American bases equipment within our country, which ultimately will increase the presence of allies and the security level of both Poland and the entire region."
at the end of June, U.S. Secretary of defense Ashton Carter said that the United States will be placed in seven European countries 250 tanks, armored vehicles and other military equipment. In this case, said the head of the Ministry, creating in the size of the company or battalion will be posted, at least for the time being in Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania and Germany. According to Carter, for exercises it would be appropriate for military vehicles plied in the European region.
for its part, the Prime Minister of Poland ewa kopacz said then that the military stores of the United States within Poland will help "to strengthen the Eastern flank of NATO" and are the " effect good relations with the United States, a good answer to what is happening in Ukraine ".