Polish media reports that the explosion in the village of Przewodow – near the border with Ukraine – from which two people died, possibly caused by Russian missilessparked concern in many European capitals.
THE president of Lithuania Gitanas Nausenda he emphasized tonight that “every bit of territory (member country) of NATO must be protected”. “Lithuania is in close contact with its friend Poland. Lithuania expresses its strong solidarity with Poland. Every bit of (NATO member country) territory must be protected,” he wrote on Twitter.
THE Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala stressed that if it is confirmed that Russian missiles fell on the territory of Poland, it will be a further escalation on the part of Moscow. “If the Poland confirms that missiles hit its territory, this would constitute a further escalation by Russia,” Fiala said in a tweet. “We strongly support our ally in the EU and the NATO“, he underlined.
THE Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban convened the National Security Council “in the wake of the missile that hit Polish soil,” government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs said.
THE Slovak Defense Minister Jaroslav Nad expressed deep concern and called on Moscow to explain what happened in eastern Poland. “I am particularly concerned about the Russian missiles in Poland. Russia must explain what happened,” he wrote on Twitter, and also referring to Russian attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, added: “The senseless attacks on infrastructure must stop immediately. Russia’s recklessness is out of control.”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia called the news from Poland “extremely worrying”, while Latvian Deputy Prime Minister Artis Pabriks expressed his belief that it was Russian missiles that fell on Polish territory.
Source: News Beast
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