CONFLICT “Let's not be manipulated. We must exercise restraint and caution,” said Mateusz Morawiecki
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Brussels on October 28, 2022. — Olivier Matthys/AP/SIPA
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki launched on Tuesday night at Wednesday a call for calm, following a the explosion of a “Russian-made projectile” who killed two people in the southeast of the country. “I call on all Poles to keep calm in the face of this tragedy. Let's be considerate. Let's not be manipulated. We must exercise restraint and caution,” Morawiecki to following an emergency cabinet meeting.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday night at Wednesday that his country did not yet have “unambiguous proof” on the author of the missile launch that killed two people in southeastern Poland. “At this time we have no unequivocal evidence as to who launched the attack. this missile. An investigation is underway. It was most likely Russian-made,” the Head of State to journalists at Warsaw.
Duda estimated at the same time it was an “isolated” incident. “There is no indication that others will follow,” he said. The statement comes shortly after the Foreign Office confirmed that “ At 3:40 p.m., in the village of Przewodów (…), a Russian-made projectile fell.
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In a press release, the ministry also announced to have summoned and received the Russian Ambassador for “detailed explanations” No details of the meeting, which ended “before midnight” disclosed.
Duda, who had just held a series of talks with the highest officials of NATO countries, including with the head of the American State Joe Biden, his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and the Prime Minister British Rishi Sunak, reported that his country was preparing to request the application of Article 4 of the Treaty; from Washington. “It is very likely that on Wednesday the Polish Ambassador to NATO will ask for recourse to Article 4,” he said.
Article 4 of the Treaty founder of NATO provides for consultations between Allies when one of them considers that his “integrity territorial” or its “security” are threatened. According to Duda, Joe Biden promised “support in the form of American experts to help investigate the site of this tragic incident.