Sunday , June 13 2021

The head of the Ministry of National Defense: Changing the balance of power in Congress will not make it difficult to strive for a permanent base

As a result of last week's election, at the 116th Congress, which will be sworn early next year, the Democratic Party will have a majority in the House of Representatives and the Republican Party, as it is today in the Senate, the US Parliament's upper house.

Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak, after completing his visit to Washington, expressed the view that Poland "is on track to achieve success" in its efforts to locate the base of American troops in Poland. During a conversation with journalists, Błaszczak stated that his opinion "based on a good atmosphere of his talks in the Pentagon, where he met on Tuesday with his American counterpart James Mattis, as well as in the US Senate."

See also: Andrzej Duda introduces the issue of a permanent US base in Poland to Washington's political agenda [KOMENTARZ]

Minister Blaszczak, the highest rated representative of the Polish authorities who visited the US capital after having his term of office, met four senators, including senator Jacek Reed, an influential representative of the Democratic Party in the key to Polish efforts to seat the US Army base in our country, the armed forces of the senate.


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