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Russian Ambassador Denies Being Summoned by Warsaw to Explain World War II Comment

The Russian ambassador to Warsaw, Sergei Andreyev, has not been summoned by the Polish Foreign Ministry, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday.

A Polish government source said earlier on Tuesday that Andreyev had been summoned over a spat regarding the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War II.

"Our embassy in Warsaw denies that," a Russian foreign ministry official said.

Russia's Itar-Tass news agency also reported from Warsaw that the Russian ambassador had not been summoned.

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