Joe Biden arrives in Poland. The visit marks one year since the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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US President Joe Biden. Photo: Profimedia Images

US President Joe Biden arrived in Poland by train from Ukraine on Monday evening, after a surprise visit to Kiev, Polish news agency PAP reported, as cited by Agence France-Presse.

Joe Biden arrived at Przemysl train station in southeastern Poland around 20:30 (19:30 GMT), Agerpres reported.

The US President met his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev. The two leaders last saw each other on December 21, during the Ukrainian head of state’s historic visit to Washington, his first foreign visit since the outbreak of war.

The US president will be in Poland until Wednesday, February 22, when he will meet with President Andrzej Duda and address Polish citizens, which will take place on Tuesday at the Royal Palace in Warsaw. Biden will also meet with the political leaders of the “Bucharesti 9” security structure established in Bucharest in 2015.

It will be Biden’s second visit to Poland since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. The US President was here when he met President Duda in March 2022, but also met Ukrainian officials who came to Warsaw on a special basis, such as the minister. State Department Dmytro Kuleba and Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.

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