This is more than the country's population
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that in the event of a war with Russia, Warsaw would put 40 million people under arms. Wprost quotes him.
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invade Poland, then we have 40 million Poles ready to resist it,” the country's prime minister said during a pneumatic sports shooting range in the school complex in Myszkow.
Morawiecki added that Poland's army should be strengthened for account of the “Shooting range in every area” program. According to the prime minister, people in Warsaw want peace, at the same time he referred to the saying “If you want peace, prepare for war.”
In turn, the publication notes that Morawiecki somewhat overestimated the number of Polish citizens who may be mobilized in case of war. At the moment, the population of the republic is 38 million, of which 7 million are people under the age of 17, more than 8 million are over 60 years old.
Earlier, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in an interview with Bild that Warsaw transferred more than 240 tanks and about a hundred armored personnel carriers. We are talking about vehicles that, according to Duda, Ukraine is able to service.
In addition, Poland supplied Ukraine with ammunition, small arms, ammunition and other equipment. According to the Polish President, the total volume of military assistance that Warsaw provided to Kyiv amounted to $2 billion.