Emergency meeting of world leaders called by the US over explosions in Poland

Following the explosions that killed two people in Poland caused by a Russian missile, US President Joe Biden has called an emergency meeting with world leaders. It was stated by the White House, Reuters reported.

“US President Joe Biden has called an emergency meeting with world leaders after the incident in Poland”, the statement reads.

Joe Biden has called an emergency meeting with world leaders 

According to Reuters, world leaders gathered for the G20 meeting in Bali held an emergency meeting on Wednesday after two people in Poland were killed in explosions caused by falling Russian missiles.

The meeting was called by U.S. President Joe Biden after two people were killed in an explosion in Przewodow in eastern Poland near the border with Ukraine.

The leaders of the United States, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, Spain, Italy, France, and the United Kingdom joined the meeting.

Explosions in Poland

On Tuesday afternoon, Russia launched a massive missile attack on the territory of Ukraine, the missiles landed near the border with Poland. After that, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki urgently convened the Committee of the Council of Ministers on National Security and Defense.

Earlier, the AP news agency reported that American intelligence confirmed that Russian missiles crossed Polish airspace on Tuesday, killing two people. But the Pentagon has not officially confirmed this version.

The Polish Foreign Ministry said a Russian-made missile fell on the territory of the country on Tuesday afternoon.

Joe Biden, during a telephone conversation with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, offered support in the investigation of the explosions near the border with Ukraine, allegedly caused by Russian missiles.

Polish President Andrzej Duda said in an address on Wednesday night that Warsaw does not have exact information about who exactly launched the missile that fell on Polish territory, and confirmed that it was Russian-made.

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