Russia won’t invade Poland? ‘Zero credibility’, Warsaw says | World News

Feb 9, 2024

Warsaw: Poland's defense minister said on Friday that the Russian leader Vladimir Putin Was “zero reliability“Despite denying any intention of attacking poland Amid Moscow's two-year attack on neighboring Ukraine.
There have been long-standing tensions between Poland and Russia But the situation worsened when Warsaw supported Kiev in its efforts to fight Russia. attack,
In an interview with US journalist Tucker Carlson released Thursday, Putin said it was “out of the question” for Russia to invade Poland or Latvia.
Putin said, “We have no interest in Poland, Latvia or anywhere else. Why would we do this? We have no interest. This is just creating a threat.”
Asked about Putin's comments, Polish Defense Minister Władysław Kosyniak-Kamycz said Putin's claim had “zero credibility”.
“Nothing can make us lower our vigilance… and such words certainly do not cause it, on the contrary,” Kosiniak-Kamysz told reporters on Friday.
Poland, a NATO and EU member, shares an extensive border with Russia's ally Belarus and the heavily armed Russian region of Kaliningrad.
“The more someone repeats that something is not planned, the more you should be suspicious, especially with such words,” said Poland's deputy prime minister, Kośniak-Kamycz.
In a two-hour interview with Carlson, a former host of the right-wing Fox News Network, Putin also said that Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939, which marked the beginning of World War II, was due to Warsaw being “insurmountable.” . ,
The claim drew sharp criticism from Poland's Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski, who branded Putin a “Russian dictator”.
“We have become accustomed to understanding the justification for Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022,” Sikorsky said on social media.
“The shocking thing is that this time they were enabled by an American journalist,” Sikorski said.

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