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9. 8. 2007 16:20

Czech-Polish Talks on Mutual Relations Held in Prague

The Czech Republic´s First Deputy Defence Minister Martin Barták yesterday met in Prague the First Deputy of the Polish National Defence Minister Boguslaw Winid and Poland´s charge d´affaire Stanislaw Borek.

MO logoThe main topics of their informal talks included primarily bilateral Czech-Polish relations as well as the tasks ensuing from both countries´ membership of NATO and the EU.
Martin Barták and Boguslaw Winid exchanged views on future co-operation in building joint military units. At present, the Army of the Czech Republic has, inter alia, a unit of 33 military policemen who are destined for operation within the multinational battalion of the NATO military police, with Poland being the leading country in charge of the establishment of the unit.
Both Deputy Defence Ministers also discussed Poland’s interest in co-operating with the Czech Republic in training army pilots, and exchanged views on a prepared military operation to calm down the situation in the South Sudanese Darfour province.
During the meeting Martin Barták voiced support of the Czech Republic for the candidature of General Franciszek Gregor, the Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army, to the post of the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, i.e. one of the leading positions in the Alliance.

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