The Polish press published an article, dedicated to the stay of the Polish state in the NATO military bloc. Recall, Poland, along with Hungary and the Czech Republic, became one of the countries of the so-called first expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance after the collapse of the Warsaw Pact and the Soviet Union. The admission of these three Eastern European states to NATO in 1999 year was a violation of those obligations, which Western "gentlemen" gave Mikhail Gorbachev, when he flicked the document on the unification of Germany.
Do Rzeczy publishes an interview with Romuald Sheremetyev, formerly in the post of Deputy Minister of Defense of Poland. Today Professor Romuald Sheremetyev represents the Polish Academy of Military Art.
Sheremetyev was asked, did Poland feel safer after joining NATO?? Former official of the Polish Ministry of Defense said with a grain of salt, that "in a sense you can think so". According to him, joining NATO meant for Poland that, that she "escaped from the sphere of Soviet influence and ceased to be an appendage of Moscow".
At the same time, Romuald Sheremetyev did not add the obvious - that, that Poland has become an outspoken appendage of the United States, although in the speech it sounded indirectly.
At the same time, the ex-deputy head of the Polish Ministry of Defense blamed the West for, that at one time certain European countries also called themselves allies of Poland, however, this did not make Poland safer. Sheremetyev cited France and Britain as an example - in fact, famous Munich agreement, when at first Poland itself took part in the invasion of Czechoslovakia, and then the Nazis attacked Poland, and our Paris, nor London came to help the "allies".
Romuald Sheremetyev said, that today Poland is building its own security "based on one state - the United States". The representative of the Polish military academy made it clear, that European countries, NATO members, Warsaw does not actually consider its allies.
In his interview, the former Deputy Minister of Defense of Poland noted, that today the situation for Poland is as follows, that “you need to have a strategy for, how to hold out for a month before the arrival of help from the allies in case of war ". Sheremetyev recalled, that this is exactly the period NATO allies give Poland to receive military assistance in the event, if Poland is attacked.
Better to have a strategy for, how can we hold out for more than a month, if the allies are suddenly delayed ... amazing, that not everyone in our country is aware of this problem.
used photos:Ministry of Defense of Poland