This was reported by the US State Department.

"The United States is proud to announce the signing of an agreement on a direct loan for Poland in the amount of $ 2 billion to support the modernization of defense," RIA Novosti quoted the statement as saying.

It is noted that the funds allocated by Washington will strengthen the eastern flank of the North Atlantic Alliance.

Earlier it became known that the Ministry of National Defense of Poland will hold the Autumn Fire exercises near the border with Russia using military equipment acquired by the country in the United States and South Korea.