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Tusk: Missile shield a U.S.-Poland matter

PARIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Friday that talks regarding a possible U.S. anti-missile system in Poland only involve U.S. and Polish officials.

Poland seeks nuclear sites

WARSAW, Poland, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said so far, no suitable sites for planned nuclear plants have been found.
Rivals represent Poland at EU summit

Rivals represent Poland at EU summit

BRUSSELS, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Poland's prime minister called on his country's delegation to the European Union summit to stay united despite a fractious political feud.
Tusk: Poland to embrace euro in 2011

Tusk: Poland to embrace euro in 2011

WARSAW, Poland, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk says his country should be prepared to introduce the euro as the country's currency in 2011.

U.S. gets Polish OK to deploy GBIs against Iran

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- It's finally a deal: Poland agreed Thursday to allow the United States to build an anti-ballistic missile interceptor base on its territory.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Tusk, Cheney discuss missile base

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) -- The Polish prime minister discussed U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Poland with U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, Polish officials said.

U.S., Poland still negotiating on defense

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- The United States would like to reach agreement soon with Poland about the placement of a missile defense system, a U.S. State Department spokesman said.

Baltic Council opposes Nord Stream project

RIGA, Latvia, June 5 (UPI) -- Members of the Council of Baltic Sea States voiced opposition to the Nord Stream gas pipeline of Russian energy giant Gazprom, citing environmental concerns.

Poland favors Odessa-Brody expansion

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 5 (UPI) -- A top Polish official said Thursday at a Caspian oil conference in Azerbaijan his country favored expanding the Odessa-Brody pipeline in his country.

BMD Focus: Poland blocks base -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is holding out for vastly increased military aid from the United States before he will allow Washington to build its base for Ground-based Mid-course Interceptors -- GBIs -- in his country.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Focus: Poland blocks base -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- It is starting to look as though Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk may be able to run out the clock to avoid letting the United States build an ABM base to protect U.S. East Coast cities against an Iranian nuclear-armed ICBM attack.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Watch: Polish PM holds out on BMD base

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The Polish government is hanging tough in its negotiations with the United States about building an anti-ballistic missile interceptor base on its territory.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Watch: Japan plans BMD warning sats

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda belied his mild-manner low-key image Friday when he OK'd a new measure that would transform Japan's decades-old policy supporting the demilitarization of space.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
BMD Focus: West trumps East -- Part 2

BMD Focus: West trumps East -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) -- In the struggle over ABM defense bases in Central Europe, Washington finds Western Europe supports it while Poland and the Czech Republic are wavering.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Focus: Czechs back BMD plan -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- President Bush racked up not one but four major foreign policy triumphs in his drive to deploy effective ABM bases in Central Europe.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Tusk granddad served in Germany army

WARSAW, Poland, April 7 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, scheduled to visit Israel Tuesday, says he didn't know his grandfather served in Germany's army.

BMD Focus: Bush's BMD victory -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- The prospects for building the Bush administration's planned ballistic-missile defense bases in Poland and the Czech Republic now look much brighter because of dramatic and unanticipated domestic political developments within the United States.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Focus: Bush's BMD victory -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush won big at the NATO summit in Bucharest, Romania this week over his plan to build anti-ballistic missile defense bases in Poland and the Czech.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
Report: Merkel to miss Beijing Olympics

Report: Merkel to miss Beijing Olympics

BERLIN, March 29 (UPI) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has become the first world leader to announce she will not be at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, a German official confirmed.

Analysis: Poland, Azeris eye energy ties

Washington never tires of reminding Europe of the dangers of over-reliance on Russia as an energy source, muttering darkly that in the future the Kremlin will use its growing presence to influence European governments in a manner detrimental to their own interests. It is not an idle concern, with some analysts predicting that by 2020 Europe could be dependent on Russia for up to 70 percent of its natural gas imports.
JOHN DALY, UPI International Correspondent

Bush, Tusk talk about missiles, visas

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Experts are working with Polish citizens to raise their comfort level for a proposed U.S. missile defense system in Poland, U.S. President George Bush said.

Putin downplays dispute with Poland

MOSCOW, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday his country's problems with Poland should not be over-dramatized.

UPI Energy Watch

Poland not to join Nord Stream pipeline; KazTransGas raises transit fee for Gazprom; Lithuania seeks to extend nuke plant life
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, UPI Energy Correspondent

Polish memorial proposed for Berlin

WARSAW, Poland, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Germany is seeking Polish support for a memorial to honor ethnic Germans expelled from central and Eastern Europe in the 1940s.

BMD Watch: Olmert backs Iron Dome

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert signaled his strong support for his country's ballistic missile defense development program Tuesday when he took a trip to Rafael Advanced Industries and received an update there on the nation's two premier BMD systems.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
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