US President pledges to intensify, military, economic cooperation with Poland.

By bne IntelliNews May 30, 2011
During his two-day visit to Poland, U.S. President Barack Obama has assessed that the Polish-U.S. cooperation in the energy sector is at a turning point, with hopes of bringing good business results and energy safety. The U.S. is particularly interested in exploring Poland's shale gas deposits - deemed to be the largest in Europe. Still this year, a Polish-American round table on economic cooperation is due to be held, the President also announced. This cooperation is expected to cover also renewable and nuclear energy. In terms of military cooperation, Obama pledged that Poland would be member of the rotating system of U.S. F-16 and Hercules C-130 aircraft deployment system as well as in the rotating system of the Patriot missiles deployment, the Rzeczpospolita daily reported. The U.S. President also reiterated that Poland will be member of the new-style anti-missile defence system as of 2018. tom

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