From the Polish Press Agency (PAP) via Radio Poland. Global expeditionary NATO: anything but territorial defense.


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Poland joins NATO’s air-policing mission in Iceland

Paweł Soloch, head of the presidential National Security Bureau (BBN), told state news agency PAP on Monday that Poland would send four of its F-16 fighter aircraft and 140 military personnel to the Nordic country.

“The president has signed the agreement to create a Polish military contingent as part of the NATO operation in Iceland,” Soloch said.

He added: “As of August 5, Poland will be joining the 10 countries of the North Atlantic Alliance which are responsible for protecting the NATO airspace over Iceland, helping aircraft which find themselves in emergency situations, and, if necessary, safeguarding the population against airborne attacks.” [Airborne attacks against Iceland?]

Previously, [President] Duda approved the creation of seven other Polish military contingents: for Sicily, Latvia, Iraq, Romania, Lebanon, Turkey, and Kuwait….