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UN chief warns 'absolutely essential to avoid escalating' Ukraine war

UN chief warns 'absolutely essential to avoid escalating' Ukraine war

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that it is "absolutely essential" to avoid escalating the Ukraine war after a deadly missile strike in NATO member Poland killed two people.

"The Secretary-General is very concerned by the reports of a missile exploding on Polish territory," the UN chief said, according to his spokesman Farhan Haq. "It is absolutely essential to avoid escalating the war in Ukraine."