“If we talk about the 4th article, then, as we have stated many times, when there will be a need to use it, we will use it,” TASS quotes him as saying.

The Polish diplomat noted that at the moment the most important thing is to send a signal to the allies about unity and a potential firm response from the collective West to the eastern partners in the political and economic field, in order to "discourage them from further aggressive steps."

“We are working on it now,” said Pshidach.

Article 4 of the NATO treaty provides for the possibility of convening a council of the North Atlantic Alliance if one of the countries of the bloc sees a threat to security for the state.

In Poland, it was previously reported about consultations with representatives of Latvia and Lithuania about the possibility of convening the NATO Council due to the migration crisis on the border with Belarus.