The Polish defence Minister Anthony Macierewicz unfounded accused Russia of death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in the Smolensk plane crash. According to him, the attack was aimed at depriving people of Poland, who led the country to independence.
photo: Kirill Iskoldsky
The plane crash near Smolensk in April 2010, which killed the top leadership of Poland, was “a terrorist act”. As reported by Polish media, said defense Minister Anthony Macierewicz, speaking at the international conference “Contemporary politics: conflicts and terrorism”.
Macierewicz called terrorism “a product of socialist-Soviet ideas”, and noted that it did not exist in the history of Western Christendom. “What happened near Smolensk, was aimed to deprive Poland of leadership that led our people to independence,” he said.
The Polish Minister mentioned the tragedy with the plane in line with the “occupation” of Donbass, the fall of the “Boeing 777” “Malaysian airlines” and “interference” in the situation in Syria. In addition, Makarevich declared acts of terrorism, shootings of Polish officers in Katyn and the war in Georgia.
The defense Minister noted that the crash of the presidential plane in 2010 happened just after Poland openly spoke about the shooting in Katyn in 1940. “This response brought death to the entire Polish elite,” he said. While it is not directly stated that the death of the Supreme military-political leadership of Poland the responsible Moscow.
We will remind, the plane Tu-154M crashed in Smolensk on 10 April 2010. Killed all 96 people aboard, including President Lech Kaczynski and his wife. The delegation went to the ceremony in memory of the victims of the tragedy in Katyn.
Air force of Poland was wrecked, when it was landing at the airport “Smolensk-North” in heavy fog. The interstate aviation Committee called the cause of the fall of the incorrect actions of the crew.
At the beginning of January in Poland there was created a new government Commission to investigate the causes of the crash. Defense Minister Anthony Macierewicz that initiated the re-investigation, insists that many of the facts were hidden investigation. In particular, he noted that in previous reports do not reflect “the Russian responsibility for what happened.”Related posts: