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 Strengthening of NATO's presence in Eastern Europe is necessary because of Russia's aggression against Ukraine, – Duda

Greater presence of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Eastern Europe is a necessary step due to the aggressive Russian actions towards its neighbors, Ukraine in particular.

Polish President Andrzej Duda told at Munich Safety Conference on Saturday, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"In my opinion, strengthening NATO presence in our part of Europe is a natural consequence of NATO's openness towards Eastern countries. This is a very important issue due to the aggressive Russia's position and the war in Ukraine, " Duda said.

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He also noted that military security issues are much more important than the migrant crisis and the potential withdrawal of Great Britain from the EU for Poland, as well as for other Eastern European countries.

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