Patriot on border with Ukraine: Poland awaiting from Germany details of missile deployment

Patriot on border with Ukraine: Poland awaiting from Germany details of missile deployment

Germany has confirmed its readiness to deploy the Patriot surface-to-air missile systems (SAMS) on the border between Poland and Ukraine. Warsaw and Berlin will have to determine when the missiles can be deployed and how long the air defense system will remain on the Polish-Ukrainian border.

Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Blaszczak wrote about this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.

"I had a conversation with Christine Lambrecht. The Minister of Defense of Germany confirmed their readiness to deploy the Patriot launcher near the border with Ukraine. It remains to determine the version of the system, how quickly the missiles will be delivered (to Poland - ed.), and how long they will be deployed in Poland," Blaszczak said.

The Polish minister expressed hope that the German side would quickly present the details of their decision.

Read also: Lithuania asks NATO to pay more attention to Belarus factor in war - Nausėda

As reported earlier, Yuriy Ihnat, the spokesman for the Air Force Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said at a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine — Ukrinform on Monday that Ukraine hopes Poland will install Patriot missiles on the border with Ukraine and protect Ukrainian skies.

As reported, in the village of Przewodów, Lublin Voivodeship, near the Polish-Ukrainian border, two people died as a result of a missile explosion on November 15.

Sign up for our free newsletter

Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2023 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: