UK To Send 350 More Troops To Poland Amid Tensions In The Russian-Ukrainian Border

UK Defense Minister Ben Wallace on Monday introduced that the UK will ship an extra 350 troops to Poland that may add to the 100 British navy engineers that had been deployed final yr throughout the migrant disaster on the Polish-Belarussian border

LONDON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 07th February, 2022) UK Defense Minister Ben Wallace on Monday introduced that the UK will ship an extra 350 troops to Poland that may add to the 100 British navy engineers that had been deployed final yr throughout the migrant disaster on the Polish-Belarussian border.

“We will add to those 100 engineers by sending a further 350 British troops to Poland as a bilateral deployment to show that that we can work together and send a strong signal that Britain and Poland stand side by side,” Wallace stated a press convention alongside his Polish counterpart Mariusz Blaszczak.

The UK protection minister stated that it was “absolutely right” that the United Kingdom and Poland meet to debate what they will do to discourage Russia from making the “foolish mistake” of invading Ukraine.

“At this time when there is real anxiousness about the activity of Russia towards Ukraine and on Europe’s eastern borders … it is absolutely right that two of Europe’s closest allies meet to discuss what we could do to deter Russia and any further steps being taken,” he harassed.

Speaking via an interpreter, the Polish protection minister stated that the extra UK troops would assist enhance Polish armed forces’ safety, “especially when it comes to threats on the border.”

The scenario relating to Ukraine have worsened in latest weeks with the United States and the European Union elevating considerations about Russia’s navy buildup on the Ukraine border, saying Moscow is getting ready an invasion. The European Union has additionally expressed considerations about attainable disruption of Russia’s power provides to Europe within the occasion of escalation.

Russia has stated it has no plans to assault any nation, together with Ukraine, however has warned that NATO’s plans to increase additional eastward characterize a menace to its nationwide safety. Russia has additionally stated it reserves the suitable to maneuver troops on its sovereign territory because it sees match.

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