The countries that condemned the Russian attack on Poland

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The NATO member country was hit by missiles from Moscow, prompting outcry from countries opposed to the Kremlin

The countries who condemned the Russian attack in Poland

Russian bombing in Poland (Radio Zet)

In the last hours, the city of Przewodu in Poland, near the border with Ukraine, was hit by Russian missiles, which left two dead >.

Given this fact, which represents an escalation in the Russian conflict in Ukraine, multiple world leaders expressed their support for the country and repudiated Moscow's actions.

Bombing in Poland

It should be noted that Poland is a member of NATO, so Article 5 of the Washington Treaty could be activated, which establishes cooperation between allied countries in the event of an attack.

Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the Organization, assured that they are already investigating the reports and in close coordination with ally Poland. For his part, the Pentagon also claimed to be investigating what happened and stressed the “security commitments” of his country and with Article V . “We have made it more than clear that we will defend every inch of NATO territory,” the spokesperson added.

Countries that condemned the Russian attack in Poland

Tweet by Jens Stoltenberg (Twitter: @ jensstoltenberg)

On the other hand, Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky condemned the attack, saying that “terror is not limited to the borders of our state and it will be a matter of time before terror Russian go further”. In addition, he pointed out that this fact – which now includes NATO directly – is “a very important escalation” for which “we must act” .

The countries who condemned the Russian attack in Poland

Tweet by Volodimir Zelensky (Twitter: @ZelenskyyUa)

The President of the European Council Charles Michel said he was “shocked” by the reports of the incident and sent his “condolences to the families” while assuring: “We are with Poland. I am in contact with the Polish authorities, members of the European Council and other allies”.

The countries who condemned the Russian attack in Poland

Tweet by Charles Michel (Twitter: @CharlesMichel)

In another message and after having spoken with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki< /b>, Michel assured “the full unity and solidarity of the EU in support of Poland” and added that he will propose “a coordination meeting on Wednesday with the leaders of the EU who will attend G20 here in Bali”.

From the United Kingdom the authorities also referred to the event and stated that they were in “close contact” with Poland and the allies. “We are investigating these reports and working closely with allies,” a British Foreign Office spokesman told US television CNN.

< p class="paragraph">In the midst of his trip to Bali, Indonesia, within the framework of the G20 summit, French President Emmanuel Macron joined Michel's initiative and stressed his desire to achieve a meeting with the leaders present to discuss what happened. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, assured that “the government is closely monitoring the situation on the ground in collaboration with our Polish allies” and added that “in any case, Poland you can count on the solidarity of France”.

For her part, the Germany Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock used her Twitter account to express her solidarity with Poland and highlight the cooperation of the bloc: “My thoughts are with Poland, our close ally and neighbor. We are closely monitoring the situation and are in contact with our Polish friends and NATO allies.”

The countries who condemned the Russian attack on Poland

Tweet by Annalena Baerbock (Twitter: @ABaerbock)

TheBaltic countries also joined in the condemnation. Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs expressed his “full solidarity with our ally Poland” and added that the country “will support any action Poland deems appropriate”. Also, he issued a strong warningagainst Vladimir Putin: “Russia will bear full responsibility for all the consequences”, he concluded in his message.

From the Estonian Foreign Ministry announced that “the latest news from Poland is the most worrying. We are consulting closely with Poland and other allies. Estonia is ready to defend every inch of NATO territory. We fully support our ally.”

The countries who condemned the Russian attack on Poland

Tweet by Edgars Rinkēvičs (Twitter: @edgarsrinkevics)

Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius also He referred to the attack that left two dead and said that “even if it's an accident, it makes a big difference,” adding that the consequence would be lifting of all restrictions on the supply of arms to Ukraine and all “red lines” in this regard.

The countries that condemned the Russian attack in Poland

Tweet by Linas Linkevicius (Twitter: @LinkeviciusL)

Furthermore, President Gitanas Nauseda stated that “every inch of NATO territory must be defended”, for which he assured that he was in talks with the Polish authorities.

From Belgium, Prime Minister Alexander de Croo, “strongly” condemned the “incident” and stressed that NATO is “united” and “equipped” to defend its members. “Belgium strongly condemns the incident on Polish territory and sends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Poland. Belgium supports Poland, ”he expressed.

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