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    Duda-Erdogan meeting

    I am glad that we are acting together in NATO, having common goals, the main one is to keep our countries safe and to limit any military dangers in the space around our countries and the countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, President Andrzej Duda said on Monday in Ankara.

    President Duda, who met on Monday in Ankara with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, drew attention to the agreements signed during the visit, including the purchase by Poland of Turkish unmanned aerial vehicles capable of carrying weapons.

    The President of the Republic of Poland expressed his satisfaction with the cooperation between the arms industries of both countries and the concluded agreements, including agreements on cooperation in the protection of classified information in the field of the defense industry and the contract for Turkish drones.

    The contract, signed on the Polish side by the head of the Ministry of National Defense, Mariusz Błaszczak, provides for the purchase of four sets of the tactical Bayraktar TB2 system with 24 aircraft, which not only carry reconnaissance equipment, but can also be armed with armor-piercing missiles. The first set is to be delivered next year.



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