Russia-Ukraine war: US' stand on Poland missile strike, here's what President Joe Biden said

Russia-Ukraine war: US' stand on Poland missile strike, here's what President Joe Biden said

Updated: 2 months, 21 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes, 44 seconds ago

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An attack on Poland, a

Biden called an urgent meeting with G7 and NATO leaders after the missile hit Przewodow near Poland’s border area. Speaking after the meeting, President

He said that he wouldn’t conclude anything until the investigation is complete, though he stated that the lines of the trajectory suggested it wasn’t fired from Russia.

Following the incident, Ukrainian and Polish authorities allegedly claimed that the missile was Russian-made, though Biden suggested it was “unlikely” to have been fired from Russia.

Reportedly, three US officials stated that the missile that hit Poland's border region was fired by Ukraine to deter an incoming Russian missile.

However, Brigadier General Patrick Ryder, spokesperson for the Pentagon, said that NATO would defend every inch of its territory.

UK PM Rishi Sunak said that the incident needed to be investigated before drawing conclusions.

FAQs


• Where did the missile land?
The missile hit Przewodow, a town near Poland’s border with Ukraine, killing two people.

• What did the UK PM say?
Rishi Sunak said that the incident needed a thorough investigation before drawing any conclusions.

Tensions in Europe shot up after a missile hit Poland ’s border area with Ukraine , killing two people late on Tuesday.An attack on Poland, a NATO member, could have invoked article 5, which sees an attack on any member nation as an attack on all allies. However, US President Joe Biden has stated that the missile was unlikely to have been fired from Russia Biden called an urgent meeting with G7 and NATO leaders after the missile hit Przewodow near Poland’s border area. Speaking after the meeting, President Biden said that preliminary information contested Russia’s hand in the missile attack.He said that he wouldn’t conclude anything until the investigation is complete, though he stated that the lines of the trajectory suggested it wasn’t fired from Russia.Following the incident, Ukrainian and Polish authorities allegedly claimed that the missile was Russian-made, though Biden suggested it was “unlikely” to have been fired from Russia.Reportedly, three US officials stated that the missile that hit Poland's border region was fired by Ukraine to deter an incoming Russian missile.However, Brigadier General Patrick Ryder, spokesperson for the Pentagon, said that NATO would defend every inch of its territory.UK PM Rishi Sunak said that the incident needed to be investigated before drawing conclusions.The missile hit Przewodow, a town near Poland’s border with Ukraine, killing two people.Rishi Sunak said that the incident needed a thorough investigation before drawing any conclusions.

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