Polish President To Meet US
Chief Executive At White House
President Andrzej Duda is meeting with US President Donald Trump for talks at the White House on June 12. He will be accompanied by First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda. The visit has long been in the works but the exact date remained to be arranged.
The two presidents are expected to discuss defense matters including bolstering America’s military presence in Poland. Also likely to be high on the agenda are energy issuers; chiefly America’s LNG (liquid natural gas) lifeline to Poland to reduce its reliance on Russian supplies. Duda appears likely to raise the Three Seas Initiative, an East-Central European program which Trump has personally endorsed.
The US Head of State has been invited to attend ceremonies marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II in Poland this September, and Duda hopes to get a firm commitment on Trump’s participation.
This will be the Dudas’ second visit to the White House since last September. While in America, the Polish President will also visit Texas and the West Coast.
By Robert Strybel