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On deployment of NATO troops, nuclear weapons in Poland...

Jerry Szmajdzinski, head of the Sejm's Commission on Foreign Affairs and Defense, said on October 3 that he backed Polish Defence Minister Zbigniew Okonski's recent statement in Brussels that Poland would not object to having NATO troops and nuclear weapons stationed on its territory once it became a member of the alliance. Deputy Minister of Defense Andrzej Karkoszka, however, noted that this is still a hypothetical issue, Gazeta Wyborcza reported on October 4. > Dagmar Mroziewicz

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