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So the Polish government is, according to Associated Press, busing in Trump fans from across the country to the capital Warsaw so they can watch his speech in person, and give him the fawning reception he wants.

Trump then praised the "transatlantic bond between the United States and Europe", calling it "strong as ever, and maybe, in many ways, even stronger", before noting that in the West we face "dire threats to our security".

Mr Trump said Poland and America have never been closer than right now naming them an "important ally".

In Warsaw, Trump spoke in more positive terms about NATO's role.

The two leaders will also discuss further deliveries of USA liquid gas to Poland and the region. This could not be independently verified by CNBC.

"I am glad that I can pass on this information on the day of President's Trump visit to Warsaw", Macierewicz also said.

The pair plan to sit down on Friday in Hamburg, Germany, on the sidelines of an worldwide summit.

On Wednesday, the network claimed that it had identified the man behind an animation shared by Trump on Twitter.

"Trade between China and North Korea grew nearly 40% in the first quarter".

US President Donald Trump has arrived in Poland on his first bilateral visit to a European country.

Merkel all but ensured the G20 meeting in Hamburg will be combative when she put trade, climate change and migration on the agenda for the meeting, all topics about which she and other world leaders have publicly sparred with Trump.

But it was time for he and Duda to be ushered off stage and head to another speech, about which Trump had earlier remarked to his counterpart, "I hear we have a very big crowd".

Thursday's visit to Warsaw opens a trip that will see the President meet face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The two men will meet in Germany on Friday on the sidelines of a G20 summit.

It was only six weeks ago when Trump, meeting with NATO leaders in Brussels, scolded them for failing to spend enough on defense during a speech in which the Republican president was expected to explicitly endorse NATO's Article 5, the collective defense provision of the treaty. Ruling party lawmakers and pro-government activists plan to transport groups of people in buses for Trump's speech. The White House didn't respond to a request for comment on the reports.

As for other allies who are yet to reach NATO's spending targets, Trump had tough words. Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul.