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Joe Biden in Poland to reaffirm US support

STORY – The American president spends two days in this country, the first refuge for Ukrainians.

The day after a day of intense diplomatic contacts in Brussels, NATO headquarters “never so united”, according to Joe Biden, the American president arrived in Poland on Friday. A NATO ally country, which has become the hub of American military support for Ukraine where 10,500 of its soldiers are deployed, but also the first refuge for millions of Ukrainians fleeing the fighting. Poland alone has hosted more than half of the 3.7 million refugees who have left their country since the start of its invasion by Russia on February 24.

During his first hours in Poland, Joe Biden met with American soldiers from the 82and airborne division, stationed in Rzeszow, not far from the border with Ukraine. This division, the last to leave Afghanistan last summer, is part of the forces deployed on NATO’s eastern flank to reinforce the American military presence in the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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