“I hope this will prove a salutary shock, especially for the right end of Poland’s political spectrum,” Sikorski told TOK FM radio, adding it could lead some to rethink “the dream of basing everything on a bilateral alliance with the United States.”
“We are a European country and here, first and foremost, we must seek security guarantees,” he said, without elaborating . . .
France’s European minister, Pierre Lellouche, was quoted on Monday as saying Obama’s shield decision showed the need for more European cooperation on defense.