And the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, indicated that he was in contact with the leaders of the European Union to analyze the situation after receiving information about the possibility of a Russian missile falling in Poland and killing two people, which was not the case. confirmed by Warsaw.
Charles Michel: “We are with Poland”
“I am in contact with the Polish authorities, members of the European Council and other allies,” Michel said on his official Twitter account.
The President of the European Council said that he was “shocked by the news of people killed on Polish soil by a missile or other munition”, and sent his condolences to his relatives.
The Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, convened the meeting of the National Security Committee this afternoon, after the Polish media published the news that a missile had landed in the town of Przyudow, near the border with Ukraine.
He urged the Polish government spokesman not to publish “unconfirmed news” and indicated that after the meeting the available information would be made public.
The Pentagon claimed “without any data confirming” the alleged bombing
For its part, the Pentagon was cautious and stated at a press conference that it evaluates the information that appears in the media. A spokesman for the US Department of Defense Pat Ryder: “I do not have any data to confirm the occurrence of a missile barrage.”
NATO is still “investigating”
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday urged clarification of reports that Russian missiles may have fallen in Poland during the bombing of Ukraine.
Stoltenberg tweeted, after he reported that he spoke with Polish President Andrzej Duda, who offered his “condolences” to the victims of the “explosion”.
Zelenki talks about an “attack” and Russia rejects it
For his part, the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, confirmed today that the explosion was caused by Russian missiles, which was rejected by Moscow, and described the statements of the Polish media and those responsible for the alleged fall of Russian missiles as a “deliberate provocation.” . On the border between Ukraine and Poland.
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