Two people died as a result of a missile hitting a village on the Ukrainian border of Poland last night. The claim that the missile may have been launched by Russia, which is at war with Ukraine, raised the world. In Poland, which is a NATO member, the government announced that it was continuing to investigate the process and took vigilance. NATO will meet urgently today to discuss the latest developments.
Two people were killed when a missile fell from an unknown source to the village of Przewodow, on the Polish border with Ukraine. According to reports in the Polish media, there was a violent explosion in the region.
EMERGENCY DECLARED IN POLAND
At the same time, a great activity took place in Poland, a NATO member country, after the incident. “Prime Minister Morawiecki has called the National Security Committee to meet urgently,” government spokesman Piotr Müller said on his Twitter account. used the phrase. Stating that the meeting was held after consultation with Polish President Andrzej Duda, Müller said that he could not give any information about the subject of the meeting at the moment, and that they could inform the public in the future if possible.
ANALYZING ARTICLE 4 OF NATO
Expressing that Poland made consultations and analyzes regarding the use of NATO’s Article 4, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called on the Poles to keep their calm, not come to manipulations, and act with restraint and common sense. Article 4 of the NATO agreement includes calling NATO members to a meeting for consultation if one of the allied countries feels threatened by its territorial integrity, independence and security.
NATO MEETING URGENTLY
Ambassadors of NATO countries will discuss the dropping of missiles in Poland at an emergency meeting to be held today. In the statement made by the NATO Spokesperson, it was reported that the urgent meeting will be held under the chairmanship of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. It was stated that the “tragic incident” that killed two people in Poland will be discussed at the meeting to be held today at NATO headquarters in Brussels.
RUSSIA DENIED MISSILE CLAIMS: WE DID NOT ATTACK
The Russian Ministry of Defense, who allegedly fired the missile, said: “The statements of the Polish media and officials about the alleged fall of Russian missiles in the Przewodow settlement area is a deliberate provocation to escalate the situation. No attacks were made on targets near Ukraine.”