Poland Summons Ukraine’s Ambassador Due to Shelling of Consulate in Lutsk

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The Polish Foreign Ministry has summoned Ukraine’s Ambassador to Poland Andrii Deshchytsia on Wednesday due to the shelling of the Polish Consulate General in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk overnight, the Polish Consulate said in a statement Wednesday.

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WARSAW (Sputnik) — The Polish Consulate General in the city of Lutsk in northwestern Ukraine was shelled by unidentified attackers, no one was hurt in the incident, but the consulate’s building was damaged, according to the diplomatic mission.

"The ambassador of Ukraine [in Poland] was summoned to the [Polish] Foreign Ministry. Our embassy in Kiev will also send a note of protest to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry," the statement read.

The Ukrainian authorities should enhance the protection of the consulate and investigate the incident as soon as possible, the consulate added.

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