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    Poland’s Aspiring Role in European Defense: President Duda’s Vision

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    President Andrzej Duda emphasizes Poland’s ambition to have one of Europe’s top armies while highlighting its NATO membership contributions.

    President Andrzej Duda recently addressed the Polish-American community in New York, expressing his belief in Poland’s potential to possess the second or third-strongest military force in Europe. He acknowledged the pivotal role played by the Polish diaspora in securing Poland’s NATO membership, stating that Poland’s security landscape would have been significantly different without it.

    President Duda stressed Poland’s commitment to not only receiving military support but also actively contributing to regional security. He emphasized the country’s determination to demonstrate itself as a serious ally and a nation to reckon with on the global stage.

    Highlighting the importance of defense investments, President Duda revealed the government’s ambition to bolster Poland’s armed forces. The goal is to ensure that Polish soldiers won’t have to engage in conflict and to encourage Polish expatriates to return to their homeland.

    Poland’s journey towards becoming a formidable military power in Europe reflects its dedication to collective security within the NATO alliance. President Duda’s words echo Poland’s determination to be a strong and reliable partner in the realm of European defense.

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