Trump-Duda meeting on June 12
US President Donald Trump will meet Polish President Andrzej Duda in Washington on June 12, the White House announced on Wednesday.
"President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome President Andrzej Duda and Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda of the Republic of Poland to the White House on June 12, 2019. The visit will reaffirm the longstanding historical and cultural ties between the United States and Poland, particularly in light of the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II later this year. President Trump and President Duda will discuss the growing United States–Poland strategic partnership and a range of mutual interests, including defense, security, energy, and trade matters. The two countries will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of Poland’s membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism," reads a statement from the White House press secretary.
Reacting to the announcement, head of the Polish President's Office Krzysztof Szczerski said: "We express satisfaction with the confirmation by the White House of the date of the presidential couple's visit to Washington."
Minister Szczerski added that the Polish president will spend the whole of June 12 in Washington. On the following day, President Duda will travel to Texas and Nevada as well as to Silicon Valley. The president will be accompanied by a group of entrepreneurs and representatives of start-ups. (PAP)