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The withdrawal of Polish troops from Afghanistan is no longer taboo

ArmeePlAfghan-Pl09.jpg(B2) We are in the electoral campaign (for the presidency of the Republic), it's true. And some statements should be taken with a grain of salt. However, tongues are loosening in Poland, according to the Polish press. Thus for the candidate for the presidency of the Republic of the majority party (PO), Bronislaw Komorowski, “ It's time to end our mission in Afghanistan » adding, during an electoral meeting in Kielce, that “the government (must) develop a troop withdrawal strategy ". In the same tone, Prime Minister Donald Tusk declared. stressed that Poland cannot break the bond of NATO solidarity. “ But I will do everything to put the issue of the departure of Polish troops in Afghanistan at the Lisbon meeting with our allies " - he added - and jointly develop a possible plan for a rapid completion of this intervention ».


(photo credit: Polish Army)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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