Meeting with the President of the United States of America
The Presidents of Poland and of the United States of America, Andrzej Duda and Joe Biden, held bilateral talks: in private as well as talks between the official delegations. Under discussion came topics of allied relations, whereby it was emphasized that Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty constitutes inalienable part of these relations and will be used against any aggressor.
The military cooperation between the Poland and the United States was discussed in great detail, including the intended procurement of military equipment.
Moreover, options to provide aid to Ukraine featured in the discussions as well as concurrent upholding the unity of the North Atlantic Alliance. During their tete–a–tete, the Presidents spoke about specific aspects of such aid.
President Andrzej Duda underscored a constructive solidarity–based stance of Poland as an Ally on whom the United States of America can count. Joe Biden thanked Poland for its actions undertaken in view of aggression on Ukraine, including the admitting of more than 2.3 million refugees. Also, development of Polish–American co–operation in the area of nuclear energy and LNG were discussed.
The talks between the delegations were attended by the Heads of Diplomacy of the two countries, Zbigniew Rau and Anthony Blinken, as well as Heads of Defense Mariusz Błaszczak and Lloyd Austin, Secretaries of State and Security Advisors as well as International Policy Advisors: Jakub Kumoch, Paweł Soloch and Jake Sullivan, and also Piotr Naimski, Secretary of State, Government’s Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure, Amanda Sloat, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Europe, Robin Brooks, Director for Balkans and Central Europe and Samantha Power, USAID Administrator, and Ambassadors of the two countries: Marek Magierowski and Mark Brzezinski.