STUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. and Poland have agreed to a defense deal that will lead to more American troops deployed in the central European nation, a top U.S. diplomat said Friday.
The two countries have completed negotiations on a new Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, which “will implement the joint vision of our two presidents to enhance the U.S. military presence in Poland,” Washington’s ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote in a Twitter post.
Washington and Warsaw have been involved in lengthy talks over the plan to add U.S. troops and one of the key decisions was how much Poland would spend.
President Donald Trump has insisted that Warsaw pick up the bulk of the tab, but it wasn’t clear Friday how the financial burden would be shared.
The agreement came two days a...