Poland likely to invoke NATO’s Article 4, will raise missile blast with UN – officials

WARSAW, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Poland is likely to request consultations under NATO’s Article 4

after a missile, reportedly Russian-made, struck Polish territory near the border with Ukraine, and raise the issue at a U.N. Security Council meeting on Wednesday, officials said.

Two people were killed in an explosion in a village 6 kilometres (3.5 miles) from the border, with Polish President Andrzej Duda saying that Poland had no conclusive evidence showing who fired the missile. read more

The incident happened hours after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy outlined to leaders of G20 nations his peace plan for Ukraine, and after Russia unleashed what Kyiv said was the heaviest wave of missile strikes in nearly nine months of war. read more

The United States and its NATO allies are investigating the incident in Poland, but early information suggests it may not have been caused by a missile fired from Russia, U.S. President Joe Biden said. read more

Russia’s defence ministry denied the reports that Russian missiles hit the Polish territory. read more


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