May 30, 2023

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Warsaw and NATO say the missile that landed in Poland was Ukrainian

They explained that the projectile deviated from its trajectory. There is no evidence that Russia will attack the Atlantic alliance.

The Polish government informed its NATO partners on Wednesday Missile It hit its territory on Tuesday and caused two deaths Shot by the Ukrainian army.

So Warsaw finally did not call before its alliance partners SECTION IV OF THE AGREEMENT North Atlantic Provides advice When “territorial integrity, political independence or security of either party” is threatened between allies.

The Polish administration contacted its NATO allies Confirm this information Accordingly it is an anti-aircraft missile of Ukraine deviated from its path.

Polish police cut off the road to the missile site. Photo: AFP

What NATO Says

NATO also does not believe Russia attacked Poland, saying the missile that fell in that country and killed two people came from Ukraine’s air defenses, according to the alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg.

“We have no indication that this is the result of a planned attack, and we have no indication that Russia is preparing for offensive military operations against NATO,” Stoltenberg said. Emergency meeting of the North Atlantic Council, The main decision-making body of the organization.

Already yesterday morning in front of the press, Polish President Andrzej Duda announced what happened “It’s unlikely to happen again.” And this was not the beginning of an organized or deliberate attack.

Some units of the Polish Army and other security forces were stationed in the country On high alert In a message on Wednesday, Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszak said “selected air defense systems and military units, from the ground forces and navy, are on high alert.”

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“The Polish military is monitoring the situation. We are in constant contact with our allies,” the minister’s statement concluded.

After recording an explosion produced by a missile in a Polish city Wires (East), a few kilometers from the border with Ukraine, which caused the death of two people, the Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, appeared before the press on Tuesday night. Ask your companions for peace.

Y Warning to prevent spread of fake news Provocations and disinformation “only benefit Russia”.


US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday night It is unlikely that the missile was launched from Russia. Despite Ukraine’s claims.

The United States is Ukraine’s ally and has provided most of its weapons to defend itself against an invasion of its territory launched by Russia last February.

Russia blames it

From the beginning, Russia said the missile was Ukrainian.

“The remains (…) were definitively identified (…) by Russian experts A component of an anti-aircraft guided missile S-300 air defense systems of the Ukrainian Armed Forces,” the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Ukraine still maintains Soviet- and Russian-made weapons, including the S-300 air defense missile system.


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