Statement by NSC Spokesperson Horne on National Security Advisor Sullivan’s Meeting with Polish Head of the International Policy Bureau Kumoch

FEBRUARY 15, 2022

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met today with Dr. Jakub Kumoch, Head of the International Policy Bureau at Poland’s Presidential Chancellery. They discussed ongoing diplomatic efforts related to Russia’s destabilizing military buildup along Ukraine’s border, including Poland’s leadership in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. They also discussed transatlantic coordination on deterrence and defense efforts, with Mr. Sullivan expressing appreciation for Poland’s hosting of additional U.S. forces to reinforce NATO’s eastern flank.