US President Joe Biden said it is unlikely a missile that landed in eastern Poland was fired from Russia after consulting with allies at the G20 Summit in Indonesia , says a report fron CNN.
NATO announced it will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday.
Poland said a “Russian-made missile” fell on a village near the Ukraine border on Tuesday, killing two people. It did not say who fired it or where it was fired from.
Polish media earlier reported that projectiles had landed on a farm in the NATO member’s territory — roughly the same time as Russia launched its biggest wave of missile attacks on Ukrainian cities in more than a month.
Russia’s Defence Ministry said reports of Russian missiles landing in Poland were a “deliberate provocation,” as the incident raised fears of a further escalation in the months-long war.
CNN also reports British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that allies held an “urgent meeting” at the G20 summit in Bali to “underscore our solidarity with Ukraine and Poland,” after a deadly missile landed in eastern Poland on Tuesday.
“While other world leaders were working together to tackle the greatest challenges our people face, Putin was launching indiscriminate attacks on civilians in Ukraine,” Sunak said on Wednesday during a press conference at the conclusion of the summit.
“I also spoke to Polish President Duda this morning to offer my wholehearted support and assurance that the UK stands steadfastly behind him and his people,” Sunak said.
“None of this would be happening if it weren’t for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.”