NATO Summit to Raise Military Presence in Poland, Region

Posted June 1, 2016 at 5:54am

U.S. News & World Report : “NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that an upcoming ‘landmark summit’ will enhance the alliance’s defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number still haven’t been finalized.”  

“Stoltenberg spoke in Warsaw, which will host a July 8-9 NATO summit that will give security guarantees that Poland and other nations on the alliance’s eastern flank have been seeking, concerned about a resurgent Russia.”  

“He said that several battalions will be placed in Poland, the Baltic States and elsewhere in the region that will raise NATO presence in troops, equipment, prepositioning and infrastructure. The U.S. will be adding an armored brigade.”