Duda offered Germany to deploy Patriot air defense systems in Poland if Berlin did not give it to Kiev.
WARSAW, 25 November – RIA Novosti. President of Poland Andrzej Duda He said that if Germany does not agree to deployment in Ukraine, German Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems should be deployed in Poland.
“In many ways, it would be nice if the Patriot batteries were a little further from the Polish border, because then they would protect Polish territory, our citizens and part of Ukraine, but if Germany does not agree, then this protection has to be taken from us if the battery goes to Ukraine,” Duda said on Twitter. He wrote on his account:
Earlier, German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht announced an agreement with her Polish counterpart to have German Eurofighter warplanes patrol Polish airspace and deploy Patriot air defense systems in the country.
Then Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Chairman of the Polish ruling party “Law and Justice” (PiS), Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense of the Republic Mariusz Blaszczak came up with the idea of deploying. German Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems in Ukraine, not Poland.
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