US Secretary of Defense James Mattis, during a telephone conversation with his Polish counterpart Anthoniy Matserevich, confirmed the support for the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the Polish Ministry of Defense.
"At the very beginning, we discussed the situation in the region with a special focus on the so-called threats - the eastern flank, the Polish, the Baltic countries and Romania, also talked about the deployment of US troops in Poland. The defense minister confirmed his support for Ukraine's independence and integrity, "said Anthoniy Matserevich.
During the conversation, the ministers also discussed issues related to the terrorist threat and actions of North Korea, the report said.
The conversation also concerned the meeting of two ministers in the United States. As reported in the Polish ministry, Mattis invited Matserevich to visit Washington.
We recall, the agreement on cooperation between Ukraine and Poland in the field of defense will be expanded with a protocol on cooperation in the field of missile technology, said the Minister of National Defense of Poland Antoniy Matserevich.