Consultations in MOD on the status of US armed forces in Poland

On Friday, 7th February the second meeting of Polish-US Common Commission for Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) took place in Warsaw.

The Common Commission is Polish-US body aimed at conducting consultations on using the regulations of "Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Poland on the Status of the Armed Forces of the United States of America in the Territory of the Republic of Poland".

The meeting started with signing the executive agreement on procedures concerning considering claims over damages made by US Armed Forces on the territory of Poland.

The document was signed by chairmen of the Common Commission - Under-Secretary of State in MOD Robert Kupiecki and Director, Strategy and Policy, Headquarters U.S. European Command J5/J8 Maj. Gen.  Randy A. Kee.

It is the third approved executive agreement to agreement SOFA Poland-US.

During the meeting a review of works on next executive agreements to SOFA agreement was made.

The session of the common commission followed two-day negotiations of representatives of Ministries and offices dealing with the matter of status of US forces in Poland.

Photo: Maciej Nędzyński/Public Information Department, MOD