Polish Leader Proposes US Base Called Fort Trump

Trump says U.S. considering permanent military presence in Poland

Donald Trump is ‘very seriously’ considering more troops in Poland

The president raised his eyebrow at the idea but didn't rule it out. "If they're willing to do that, it's something we will certainly talk about".

From left to right, Kornhauser-Duda, Donald Trump, Melania Trump and Duda pose for the media at the White House.

Mr Duda's latest plea comes after Warsaw's defence ministry offered the United States up to £1.52billion ($2bn) to increase the U.S. presence in the country as a deterrent against a potential Russian aggression. We want to implement more projects. The United States now rotates troops through Poland temporarily but permanently stationing forces there would be expensive because of costs that can include housing for families, schools and hospitals. In March, the United States and Poland said technical problems would delay completion of the Polish section of a U.S. missile defense shield by two years to 2020. Poland would like a larger and permanent presence.

Trump was speaking at a joint press conference on Tuesday with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda - who had come to White House to press his government's arguments for a base - which he jokily suggested could be called "Fort Trump".

Meeting Duda earlier in the Oval Office, Trump said Poland's request was under consideration.

The Pentagon, however, has said the United States remains fully committed to Germany.

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Andrzej Duda and Donald Trump meet at the White House.

"I hope you will take the decision to deploy more units and equipment", he said. Equipment of the previous United States unit stationed there, has, however, "remained in place" for reasons unexplained, according to Russian military. "I was smiling when I was talking to Mr President".

Trump said during a joint news conference with Duda that he was considering the idea and noted that Poland had offered more than $2 billion to the United States to pay for such an effort.

"It is the reality that we live in today", Duda said.

When a Polish reporter asked Trump about his own view of Russian behaviour in Europe, Trump did not hesitate to agree with Duda.

Trump said he agreed with Duda's arguments that Russian actions, especially the seizure of parts of Georgia and Ukraine, warranted a tough response. "I think Russian Federation has acted aggressively".

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