This is one more sign and signal for our partners to strengthen Ukraine with the necessary resources so that we can become a shield between the aggressor and Europe, said the spokesman of the Ukrainian Air Force, Colonel Yuri Ihnat, on Friday, commenting on the violation of Polish airspace by an unidentified object flying from Ukrainian territory.
As stated by an Air Force spokesman on Friday Ukraine Colonel Yuri Ihnat, “the appearance of an unidentified object over Poland after Russian missile attacks on Ukraine is another signal that Ukrainian defense needs strengthening.”
– As you can see, we are dealing with powerful attacks, a lot of everything is flying in the air and such cases are not happening for the first time. They even fly into the territory Romania (…). The same thing happened in Poland last year, said the spokesman, quoted by Ukrainska Pravda.
– The enemy is attacking our border territories, including in the west. In the Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk regions. This is one more sign and signal for our partners to strengthen Ukraine with the necessary amount of resources, so that we can become a shield between the aggressor and Europe, to defend ourselves and them, Ihnat emphasized.
Object over Poland, Russian shelling of Ukraine
The Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces announced on Friday morning the appearance of an unidentified object in Polish airspace.
“In the morning hours, an unidentified aerial object entered the airspace of the Republic of Poland from the side of the border with Ukraine, and from the moment it crossed the border until the signal disappeared, it was observed by the radars of the country’s air defense system,” announced the announcement of the Operational Command of the Armed Forces published on portal X on Friday before 11.
The Russian military carried out massive rocket fire on many cities in Ukraine on the night from Thursday to Friday. Ministry of the Interior in Kiev reported that at least 12 people were killed and 76 injured as a result of the attacks. Yuri Ihnat announced that “virtually everything was flying towards Ukraine, except Kalibres.”
Lieutenant Colonel Jacek Goryszewski, head of the press department of the General Command of the Armed Forces, who was a guest of TVN24, said: – The object flew in from the Ukrainian border. As we know, there was intense shelling of Ukraine at night, which can be linked to this event.
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