Obama announces deployment of about 1,000 US soldiers in Poland

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WARSAW, July 8. /TASS/. The United States plans to deploy about 1,000 its servicemen in Poland, U.S. President Barack Obama said after a meeting with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda on Friday.

He said the United States will be a leader among the NATO member states in terms of presence in Poland. “The United States will deploy a battalion, roughly 1,000 American soldiers here in Poland on a rotational basis to serve shoulder-to-shoulder with Polish soldiers,” the White House Press Office quoted him as saying.

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