Secretary-General Very Concerned about Reports of Missile Explosion in Poland

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is very concerned by the reports of a missile exploding on Polish territory.  It is absolutely essential to avoid escalating the war in Ukraine.

He sends his condolences to the families of the victims.  He hopes that a thorough investigation will be conducted.

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