Missiles dropped in Poland: Poland raises the level of readiness of certain military units and plans to appeal to Article 4 of the NATO treaty

Poland decided Tuesday evening to raise the level of alert of certain military units, announced the spokesman of the government, while media evoke explosions of Russian missiles on the territory of this member country of NATO.

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“It has just been decided to raise the alert level of certain combat units… and other uniformed personnel,” spokesman Piotr Müller said after a meeting. urgency of a National Security Council.

Mr Müller did not mention the missile information but said there had been an explosion in eastern Poland in which two Polish citizens were killed.

“Our services are currently on the ground to determine what happened,” he told the media.

Polish media reported that the explosion occurred at a grain depot in the village of Przewodow, near the border with Ukraine.

Polish President Andrzej Duda has held talks with US President Joe Biden and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, as Polish officials say they plan to convene urgent consultations with NATO leaders under the article 4 of the Covenant.

Article 4 of the NATO treaty stipulates that consultations can be organized when a member of the Alliance considers that its “territorial integrity, political independence or security” are threatened.

“We are checking the merits of the use of Article 4,” said Jacek Siewiera, head of Poland’s National Security Office.

“We have very intensive contacts with our main allies,” he added.

On the other hand, according to his services, the Polish Minister of Defense, Mariusz Blaszczak must meet in the coming hours with his American counterpart Lloyd Austin.

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