German Defense Minister Lambrecht said that the state of emergency in Poland revealed gaps in European air defense.
MOSCOW, November 21 – RIA Novosti. The fall of a Ukrainian missile in Poland exposed gaps in the European air defense system. interview German newspaper Rheinische Post, German Defense Minister Christina Lambrecht.
He stressed that the Bundeswehr is facing serious problems after austerity over the past decades.
Lambrecht also said that Berlin is offering Warsaw Eurofighter fighter jets and Patriot air defense systems to protect the skies.
On the evening of November 15, a rocket crashed into Polish territory in the Lublin Voivodeship near the Ukrainian border, killing two.
Initially, Warsaw claimed it was Russian-made ammunition, but soon President Andrzej Duda admitted that it was most likely Ukrainian weapons.
The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that they did not carry out any attacks in the Ukraine-Polish border region and that all statements regarding Moscow’s intervention were a provocation. Experts concluded that footage from the scene showed parts of a Ukrainian missile for the S-300 complex.
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