Poland has warned they are ready to defend themselves against “all scenarios” from an attack by Russia as World War Three is looking more and more likely.
The Polish Defence Minister Kosiniak-Kamysz who is also a NATO official said they will retaliate against Russia should Moscow make any attempt to take over Warsaw.
Tensions between Warsaw and Moscow along the eastern border has intensified which saw Poland sending thousands of troops, tanks armoured vehicles and fighter jets to “ensure the safety of Polish airspace.”
Kosiniak-Kamysz who is also the Deputy Prime Minister told the Polish newspaper Super Express, “all scenarios are possible and I take the worst ones very seriously.”
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“That’s what a defense minister’s role is in our current circumstances… we have to be prepared for anything.”
He added, “So we’re reviewing the situation, drawing conclusions, and filling in gaps, including when it comes to weapons and ammunition.
“Major [arms] procurement efforts are important, but soldiers’ personal equipment is also important.”
The Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov previously warned that “frictions between Warsaw and Kyiv will increase,” adding, “We are, of course, watching this closely.”
Peskov said that Russia is “on alert” over any “potential threats that may come from Poland.”
Nicholas Drummond, a former British Army officer who is now a defense industry analyst and consultant, who specialises in land warfare, told the Express US that any aggression from Poland will start another world war.
He told the outlet in September, “Firstly, if Russia decides to launch an attack through Belarus via the Wagner Group into Poland.
“The Poles really hate the Russians and are gagging for a fight. We now have to be extremely careful that they don’t trigger World War III.”
On Monday the Romanian military chief has echoed calls of NATO officials that we must prepare for war with Russia and General Gheorghi Vlad said that Romanians should be “concerned.”
General Vlad said in a warning that Romania needs to brace for war with Russia as Vladimir Putin will “escalate his policy in the near future” if Moscow wins and defeats Ukraine.
The Romanian military chief has called for voluntary conscription for basic training of men and women aged up to 35 years old and he wants to put an end to compulsory military service.
Speaking to Politico General Vlad said, “Yes, the population of Romania, like the entire population of the European Union, of Europe, must be concerned.
“If he wins in Ukraine, the main target will be the Republic of Moldova. We will witness tensions in the Western Balkans.
“I am more than convinced that President Putin’s policy will escalate in the near future.”
He said Russia is a “problem to world order and democracy,” General Vlad added, “In fact, it is a Russian war with the democratic world. This is not a war with Ukraine.”