According to the White House, the leaders of the United States and Poland also discussed “ongoing international efforts aimed at imposing powerful sanctions against Russia.”

The U.S. President Joe Biden discussed sanctions against the Russian Federation, defense cooperation between the two states and the principles of NATO collective security, as well as support for the efforts of European countries aimed at reducing dependence on Russian energy carriers in Warsaw on Saturday with Polish leader Andrzej Duda. This was reported by the press service of the White House.

“The leaders discussed the ongoing international efforts aimed at imposing powerful sanctions against Russia,” the statement said. Biden, in particular, “stressed the strong commitment of the United States to the fifth article” The North Atlantic Treaty, implying the principle of collective security of NATO countries, is emphasized in the text.

“In addition, the leaders discussed active bilateral defense cooperation, support by the United States for Europe’s efforts aimed at reducing dependence on Russian energy carriers,” the press service noted.