Poland ‘highly concerned’ about Russia moving nuclear missiles to border
Russia has moved nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad, on the border with north-east Poland.
Poland said it is highly concerned about the Iskander ballistic missiles, but Russia said they’d been deployed as part of regular military manoeuvres.
This comes as tension increases between Russia and the west over Syria.
The Iskander, which can be equipped with a conventional or a nuclear warhead, has a range of 310 miles – placing most of Poland within its reach from Kaliningrad.
Polish defence minister Antoni Macierewicz said they would be closely monitoring the situation.
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