Poland among NATO countries supporting Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic aspirations

The US, Canada, UK, Poland and Lithuania "reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity, and Euro-Atlantic aspirations and discussed concerns about the increase in Russian military activity in the region," the US Department of Defense reported on Wednesday. During the meeting, Poland was represented by its Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak.

As reported in the statement of the US Ministry of Defense, "Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Amanda Dory participated in a virtual meeting of NATO colleagues from Canada, Lithuania, Poland, and the United Kingdom, the key contributors to Ukraine security assistance. The meeting was hosted by UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace.” Poland was represented by its Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak.

The Pentagon reported that government officials "reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity, and Euro-Atlantic aspirations and discussed concerns about the increase in Russian military activity in the region.”

According to the US Department of Defense, "the leaders reiterated their commitment to providing training and support to build the capacity of Ukraine's forces to preserve the country's territorial integrity and continue progress toward NATO interoperability."

"Russia's destabilising actions undermine the de-escalation in tensions achieved through the OSCE-brokered agreement on July 27, 2020," reads the announcement.

The Polish Ministry of Defense also referred to the meeting on social media.

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