MOSCOW, 17 Nov. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a mistake by casting doubt on Warsaw's conclusions about the incident with the Ukrainian missile that fell on the territory of Poland, French General Bruno Clermont said on CNEWS TV channel.
“This is Zelensky's strategic mistake. This is clumsiness and injustice on his part,” the French military said.
In his opinion, Kyiv should not have refuted the statements of Polish President Andrzej Duda and American leader Joe Biden, since they are “nevertheless his main supporters.”
On the evening of November 15, the media reported on the fall of two rockets in the Lublin Voivodeship on the Polish-Ukrainian border, killing two people. According to the AP agency, Ukrainian missiles fired to intercept Russian shells fell on the territory of Poland.
According to the results of an emergency meeting of the leaders of the G7 countries, preliminary data do not confirm that the fallen missile was launched by Russian troops, Biden said. The Pentagon said that they intend to operate not with speculation, but with facts, for which there are enough opportunities to find out.
Polish President Andrzej Duda also admitted that, most likely, the missiles belonged to Ukraine.
The Russian Ministry of Defense stressed that the military did not carried out no strikes on targets near the Ukrainian-Polish border, and all Warsaw's statements about Moscow's involvement are a provocation. The agency also indicated that, according to the conclusions of experts, the published photos from the scene show fragments of a Ukrainian missile for the S-300 complex.