Poland to send 60 troops to Middle East on training mission

June 20, 2016 9:41 AM

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WARSAW, Poland – Poland's defense minister says that his nation will send 60 troops on a training mission to the Middle East and a frigate to the Aegean Sea to help NATO control and seal off migrant routes into Europe.

Antoni Macierewicz said Monday the mission is necessary to guarantee Poland's security. Last week he announced that Poland would deploy four F-16 jet fighters on a reconnaissance mission to the Middle East.

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