Reuters - Video

Edition: US | UK | IN | CN | JP

video Eurozone

US troops welcomed to Poland as part of NATO show of force

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 01:00

Poland's Prime Minister welcomes 4,000 U.S. troops to the country as part of a NATO deployment which is being seen as a show of force to Russia. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. The Polish Prime Minister welcomed US troops to her country at a formal ceremony Saturday, saying it was a "great day" that would help ensure Poland's security. Beata Szydlo spoke as some 4,000 US soldiers were deployed as part of troop rotations to Europe. The Pentagon has said the deployments are intended to bolster ties with NATO allies and send a clear message to Russia. Russia has criticised the continuous deployments as a threat to their security.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

US troops welcomed to Poland as part of NATO show of force

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 01:00