According to the first detections of the USA, the missile that hit Poland came from Ukraine. It was alleged that US President Joe Biden announced this during a meeting with other heads of state and government from NATO and G7 countries. / The Poland Missile Crisis…
There are growing indications that the missile that hit Poland may not have been fired by Russia, according to foreign media reports. Various news sources, citing US officials, report that preliminary findings indicate that the missile is an anti-aircraft missile, apparently fired by Ukrainian soldiers to repel a Russian missile during their large-scale attack on Russia’s energy infrastructure.
According to the information obtained by the Dpa news agency, US President Joe Biden announced that the bullet was an anti-aircraft missile from Ukraine, during a meeting with other heads of state and government of NATO and G7 countries in Bali. He is said to be talking about a missile from the S-300 system.
Poland Missile Crisis: emergency meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit
Two people lost their lives in the incident that took place in Poland, near the Ukrainian border, last night. Joe Biden called the leaders of the G7 and NATO for an emergency meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit on the Indonesian island of Bali. Biden said he informed his allies about his talks with Polish President Andrzej Duda and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after the missile attack. There was “full agreement” on the table to support Poland’s investigation into the attack. “I’ll make sure we find out exactly what happened,” Biden said.
Poland increases airspace surveillance after missile incident
The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs previously claimed that it was hit by a Russian-made missile. Both Ukraine and Russia use Soviet-designed missiles.
According to Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in the evening, Poland is increasing its airspace surveillance. Warsaw also announced that Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau had summoned the Russian ambassador and demanded “urgent, comprehensive clarifications”.
Morawiecki also urged his compatriots to calm down: “We must be restrained and careful.”
Polish armed forces are in a state of increased readiness
A spokesperson for the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs emphasized on Tuesday that the entire Ukrainian territory and critical infrastructure was under massive bombardment by the Russian army. The village of Przevodow is about 60 kilometers away from the city of Lviv in western Ukraine, which is also the target of Russian attacks.
After the incident, Poland brought part of its armed forces to a state of increased readiness. This also applies to other uniformed services, a government spokesperson said in Warsaw on Tuesday evening. The official, without providing further details, said it was about combat readiness of certain military combat units and uniformed service units.
Moscow talks about “provocation”
The Russian Ministry of Defense described the statements of the Polish media about the rocket fires as deliberate provocations. The ministry said the reports were aimed at escalating the situation, as quoted by the Interfax news agency.
No targets were opened on the Ukrainian-Polish border area. It was stated that the photographs of the alleged wreckage fragments circulating in the Polish media had nothing to do with Russian weapons systems.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba denied that the rocket was fired by Ukraine. “Russia is now spreading a conspiracy theory that allegedly a missile from the Ukrainian air defense system that crashed into Poland. This is not true,” Kuleba tweeted in the evening. used the phrases.