Poland confirms missile is Russian, Russian ambassador summoned

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland stated that a Russian-made missile fell on the territory of the country on the afternoon of 15 November.

Source: European Pravda

Quote: "On 15 November 2022, another hours-long, massive shelling took place of the entire territory of Ukraine and its critical infrastructure by the armed forces of the Russian Federation. At 3:40 pm, a Russia-made missile dropped on the village of Przewodów, district Hrubieszów, Lubelskie province, and resulted in death of two citizens of the Republic of Poland." Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted this message late on Tuesday, 15 November.

They added that in connection with the incident, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Zbigniew Rau, summoned the Russian ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanding him to immediately provide detailed explanations.

Until now, Warsaw has not officially confirmed that it was a Russian missile that fell on its territory.


  • On the afternoon of 15 November, Russia carried out a massive-scale missile attack on Ukraine. Missiles struck not far from the border with Poland. After this, Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki urgently convened a meeting of the Committee of the Council of Ministers for National Security and Defence.

  • Earlier, the AP reported that American intelligence confirmed Russian missiles crossed Polish airspace on 15 November, killing two people. But the Pentagon has not corroborated this version.

  • The Russian Ministry of Defence claimed that it "had nothing to do" with the alleged missiles falling on the territory of Poland.

  • The Polish government decided to increase combat readiness of some military units following the explosion, as well as to consider the possibility of invoking  Article 4 of the NATO Treaty.

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