The Polish government on Wednesday attributed to a “Russian-made missile” in the explosion on Tuesday in the east of the country near the border with Ukraine that killed two, and summoned the Russian ambassador to Warsaw.
< p>The Government of Poland attributed this Tuesday that “a Russian-made missile fell in the district of Lublin”, causing an explosion on the border with Ukraine and the death of two people , increasing tensions between Russia and NATO.
A spokesman for the Polish foreign ministry explained that the summons to the diplomat is aimed at providing “immediate detailed explanations.
Łukasz Jasina, said in a statement that “a Russian-made missile landed in the Lublin district,
as a result of which two Polish citizens were killed”.
“In connection with this event, (Foreign) Minister Zbigniew Rau summoned the Russian ambassador to the Foreign Ministry and demanded immediate detailed explanations”.
The spokesman added in a statement that “on November 15, 2022, a massive shelling of the entire territory of Ukraine and its key infrastructure by the armed forces of the Russian Federation was observed for many hours”.
The statement by the Foreign Affairs spokesman was made known after a meeting of the Polish Government Security Council was held in Warsaw, after which the alerting of the armed forces was announced, although the explosion was not attributed to Russian missiles.
NATO emergency meeting
In addition, it was announced that Poland is considering invoking NATO Article 4, according to which the allies will consult when, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence or security of any of the Parties is threatened”.
Given this scenario, NATO called an emergency meeting for this Wednesday
The meeting will be held at the level of the ambassadors of the NATO countries “in the morning in Brussels to discuss this tragic incident,” confirmed to EFE the spokesperson for the Alliance, Oana Lungescu.
“NATO is monitoring the situation and the allies they are watching it closely. It is important that all the facts are established,” added the Alliance Secretary General, Jens Sontelberg.