Russian ambassador says he regrets blaming WWII on Poland, words that caused diplomatic spat

September 28, 2015 9:35 AM

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WARSAW, Poland – Russia's ambassador to Poland has partly backtracked from an accusation that Poland bears some blame for starting World War II because of its policies in the 1930s, words that outraged Poles.

Sergey Andreev said Monday he had no intention of offending the Polish nation and added: "I regret that I wasn't sufficiently precise."

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