Poland’s president on Tuesday said he hopes NATO and Turkey will find a solution on the alliance’s deployment in the Baltics.

“I talked to [Turkish] President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan the day before and I hope that we will find a good solution to this issue,” said Andrzej Duda, speaking at the conference NATO Engages: Innovating the Alliance.

Reluctant to back NATO defense plans for Poland and the Baltics ahead of the summit, Turkey has taken issue with the alliance failing to recognize the threat it faces in northern Syria from the YPG/PKK terror group along its southern border.

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