US President Donald Trump will join the presidents of Poland and Germany to mark 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War in Warsaw .
Trump’s visit will mark his second trip to the country as president and according to Polish officials, twenty presidents; forty foreign delegations and scores of senior officials are expected to attend.
Along with Trump, Poland’s President Duda and Germany’s Frank Walter Steinmeier will give speeches at Pilsudski Square in central Warsaw, next to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
In the past, the anniversary commemorations had been held in Gdansk, where the first encounter between Polish and German forces happened in 1939.
After official commemoration events, President Trump will hold face-to-face talks with President Duda. The two leaders last met at the White House, during which plans for a stepped-up American military presence in Poland were discussed.
Trump is expected to touch-down in Warsaw on August 31 and leave on the evening of September 2.