Polish soldier died in Afghanistan
On 10 June, at about 6.30 CET Polish soldier - Plutonier Jan Kiepura died in mine explosion in Afghanistan.
Meeting of Defence and Foreign Affairs Ministers with A. F. Rasmussen
"NATO is an ambitious alliance, capable of collective defence. We want Poland to be a good example for other countries, we encourage our Allies to spend on defence as much as we do - almost 2% of GDP." - said Minister of Defence Tomasz Siemoniak.
Speech by NATO Secretary General at National Defence University
"Over the past twenty years, you have earned an excellent reputation as a prestigious academy. On behalf of NATO, I thank you for your work. It is a key contribution to security and stability. Thank you." - said NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the meeting at National Defence University in Warsaw.
Polish-Romanian agreement on defence cooperation
On Wednesday, 5 June Minister of Defence Tomasz Siemoniak and Minister of Defence of Romania Mircea Duşa signed "Agreement between the government of the Republic of Poland and the government of Romania on bilateral defence cooperation".
Joint Statement of Visegrad Group Defence Ministers
On Tuesday, 4 June during NATO Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels a meeting of Defence Ministers of Visegrad Group states was held after which V4 Joint Statement was adopted.
NATO Defence Ministers meeting
NATO Defence Ministers meeting took place in Brussels, 4-5 June. Minister of National Defence Tomasz Siemoniak participated in the first day of the debates.
Exercise NATO CWIX 2013
On Monday, 3 June NATO exercise CWIX 2013 started in JFTC in Bydgoszcz.
Prime Minister and Minister of Defence visited Łask
"Every modern country builds its military position in a way that allows avoiding the ultimate solution. That is why we choose costly investments in defence in Poland." - said Prime Minister Donald Tusk during visit in Łask.
IED constructor detained in Afghanistan
Afghan antiterrorists and Polish commandos carried out a few successful operations within last few days. As a result of one of them they detained dangerous terrorist nicknamed Sabahun - an IED constructor and an important participant of illegal weapon transfer chain.