The President of the United States Donald Trump and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda discussed the possibility to prevent implementation of the project of the pipeline “Nord stream – 2” which should link Russia and Germany under the Baltic Sea. Deputy press Secretary of the White house Hogan Gidley stated in the statement.
“Both presidents agreed that “Nord stream – 2” is a threat to Europe’s energy security and discussed how best to stop the project,” the document stresses. The statement was made following the meeting of the two leaders in New York, where the UN General Assembly is meeting.
Declaration on military cooperation
According to the document, the presidents signed a joint Declaration on the development of cooperation in the field of defense. Also, trump noted “significant progress” made on the “co-location agreement with Poland.”
The two leaders discussed how to strengthen further the “already strong partnership in defense, security, and energy.” Finally, Trump informed Duda that he expects in the coming weeks to announce Poland’s acceptance into the visa waiver program.
In late August, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced Warsaw’s readiness to deploy American nuclear missiles in Europe. “The issue of the deployment of medium-range nuclear missiles in Europe should … be resolved within NATO,” he noted.