Biden Says ‘Unlikely’ Poland Missile Strike Came From Russia

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 09: President Joe Biden responds to a question from a reporter during a news conference a day after the midterm elections, from the State Dining Room of the White House in State on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • President Biden said it is “unlikely that the Russian-made missile that killed two people in Poland Tuesday was launched from Russia.
  • “There is plenty of information to contest that,” Biden told reporters in Bali, Indonesia. “I don’t want to say until we completely investigate. It’s unlikely in the [lines of] trajectory that it was fired from Russia, but we’ll see.”
  • Biden convened an emergency meeting of the G-7 leaders, and later said the bloc “agreed to support Poland’s investigation … to make sure we figure out exactly what happened.”

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