Trump Says US Considering Permanent Military Presence in Poland

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President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country, acknowledging that he shares Poland’s concerns about possible Russian aggression.

Poland has repeatedly requested a permanent U.S. military presence on its soil, offering up to $2 billion in funding for such a base.

The United States currently 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.

The Trump administration has revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) ambassador, the envoy has said.

In the latest development in the worsening relations between the US government and Palestinian leadership, ambassador Husam Zomlot, head of the PLO General Delegation to the US, said on Sunday his family, including his two young children, had left the country.