Poland to ban Russian airlines from its airspace from midnight

WARSAW, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Poland will ban Russian airlines from its airspace from midnight on Friday, the government said a day after Russia attacked Ukraine.

"I have ordered the preparation of a resolution of the council of ministers which will lead to the closure of the airspace over Poland to Russian airlines," Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook.

A government spokesman later said on Twitter that "the ban will come into force from midnight".

Reporting by Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk and Marek Strzelecki; Editing by Hugh Lawson and Andrew Heavens

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