President, defence minister praise Polish forces protecting Belarus border

The two politicians arrived in the northeastern city of Olsztyn to meet with border guards, police officers and soldiers jointly protecting the Poland-Belarus frontier, news agencies reported.

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The president told reporters that the border forces “are responding to a hybrid attack on the Polish border, and the external border of the European Union….”

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The soldiers of the Polish army are highly skilled and excellently trained; they are professionals who take care of security,” he said.

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