President Duda’s letter to His Excellency Donald Trump


Your Excellency,
I would like to congratulate you on winning the race for the 45th President of the United States, and wish you a very successful term.
The relationship between the Republic of Poland and the United States is the shining example of a strategic partnership based on shared ideas, the core of which is the value of liberty, so dear to Poles, Americans and me personally.
In the last decades not only have we developed a number of initiatives in order to strengthen our ties, including high-level political consultations in the form of Polish-American Strategic Dialogue, but also significantly extended our cooperation in crucial areas, such as security, defense, trade and innovation.
The Polish-American relations have become an important pillar of the European and transatlantic stability. We are particularly pleased that during this year’s NATO Summit in Warsaw the U.S. decided to increase its military presence in Poland, thereby strengthening the Alliance’s Eastern flank. We sincerely hope that your leadership will open new opportunities for our cooperation based on mutual commitment.
On a more personal note, I am grateful that you found time to meet with the Polish community during your presidential campaign. Polish Americans appreciated your positive words about my country as well as the role that Americans of Polish descent played in the history of the United States.
I would like again to congratulate and wish you a fruitful presidency. I look forward to the numerous discussions we will have both in bilateral as well as broader international formats.
Yours Sincerely,
Andrzej Duda