Missiles fallen in Poland are Ukrainian: Warsaw will not invoke NATO Article 4

The Government of Poland has communicated to its NATO partners that the missiles that fell this Tuesday in the town of Przewodow and that killed two people were fired upon by the Ukrainian army, for which reason Warsaw will not finally invoke before its Alliance partners article 4 of the North Atlantic Treaty, which provides for consultations between allies when “territorial integrity, political independence or security of either Party”.

The international community has been in suspense in the last hours before the possibility that the war in Ukraine would take on global dimensions. It would have happened if the Kremlin could have been held responsible for these events, barely 6 kilometers from the border with Ukraine, but already on NATO soil. The G20, these days in Bali, Indonesia, became abuzz as a thorough investigation took place on the ground.

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More than 200 Polish officials have worked in Przewodów, securing miles around for new fragments. Is about S-300 missileswhich are used by both the kyiv and Moscow armies.

NATO blames Russia

The Polish President, Andrzej Duda, has confirmed that “nothing indicates” that there has been “an intentional attack” against his country. “What I can say is that most of the evidence that we have collected indicates that it will not be necessary to invoke NATO Article 4 at this time,” the prime minister added. Mateusz Morawieckidefinitely lowering the tension.

However, Poland does not stop blaming Russia, assuming that two lives would not have been lost or fear of a world war if Ukraine did not have to be defending itself against aggression. “Yesterday we witnessed a massive attack on Ukraine. The whole Ukrainian territory was bombed and Ukraine was defending itself, so the blame for the whole incident lies with Russia,” Duda said.

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Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, this Wednesday at a press conference.

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The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, who has focused on the “dangerous situations” to which the Russian invasion leads. “This is not Ukraine’s fault. Russia bears the ultimate responsibility as it continues its illegal war against Ukraine“, Stoltenberg said at a press conference in Brussels.

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