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Blinken says Russia ‘ultimately responsible’ for Poland blast

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives for the 33rd APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) plenary session during the APEC summit, November 17, 2022, in Bangkok, Thailand. (Athit Perawongmetha/ Pool Photo via AP)
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives for the 33rd APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) plenary session during the APEC summit, November 17, 2022, in Bangkok, Thailand. (Athit Perawongmetha/ Pool Photo via AP)

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says that Russia bears responsibility for a deadly blast in Poland, where an initial probe pointed to Ukrainian air defenses.

Addressing reporters at an Asia-Pacific summit in Bangkok, Blinken says that he had spoken again with his Ukrainian counterpart on the probe but added: “Whatever its final conclusion, we already know the party ultimately responsible for this tragic incident — Russia.”

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