The Polish president welcomes the importance of the upcoming Biden trip

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s president said on Saturday that he believes US President Joe Biden’s two-day visit to mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will lead to developments of global importance.

Biden will arrive in Warsaw on Tuesday. During his trip, he plans to hold talks with the leaders of NATO’s nine eastern wings and give a speech about “how the United States has brought the world together to support the people of Ukraine,” the White House said.

“I have no doubt that President (Joe) Biden’s visit to Poland and his speech in Warsaw will be global,” Polish President Andrzej Duda said at the Munich Security Conference in Germany.

Polish leaders emphasize that this will be Biden’s second visit in less than a year to Poland, a country that provides significant military and humanitarian support to Kiev.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who was also in Munich on Saturday, said Biden “will be giving a very significant speech in Poland next week.”

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“I think it’s safe to say that he’s probably going to talk about the journey we’ve taken together over the last year to get to where we are today and, as I said, our continued commitment to the success of Ukraine, which is everything. about our success,” Blinken said.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said he thinks Biden’s speech will be “much more significant and consequential” than Russian President Vladimir Putin’s scheduled speech to the Federal Assembly, Russia’s national legislature, on Tuesday.

Putin sent troops to Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Stiff Ukrainian resistance and Western arms supplies have forced Moscow to scale back its military goals. But the diplomatic fallout from the year-long war reverberated around the world.


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