Russia has sent Switzerland note in connection with the accompaniment of fighter aircraft with journalists
Russia has sent Switzerland note in connection with the support of the Russian spitzbart with journalists Kremlin pool two air force fighter jets. Despite the lack of threat incidents, the Embassy asked that such does not recur.
In Embassy of Russia in Switzerland “Interfax” , said: “We have sent the note, which asked for clarification and expressed
bewilderment in connection with this incident.” The Agency points out that after approaching the Swiss fighter crew commander explained to the passengers that this route “is a common practice”. However, the Kremlin pool journalists were able to recall only one similar episode during the NATO summit.
Agog diplomats approaching aircraft occurred on Friday: fighters approached the plane special flight detachment “Russia”, which was flying to Lima for coverage of the APEC summit. On Board were Russian journalists, as well as
some members of the delegation accompanying President Vladimir Putin. Two fighters with the flags of Switzerland on Board approached
Russian airliner and for some time accompanied him, changing places. No incidents during the flight of the Russian airliner in the area of responsibility of the Swiss air force, there was not, however, the appearance of fighter jets in close proximity to him has caused considerable revival on Board.
Later, the Il-96 landed at the airport in Lisbon to refuel, and this time on Board was discovered breakage, so the flight was delayed.
Fighters made up the escort aircraft after he
left the airspace of Switzerland.
Russian President Vladimir Putin should be at the summit in Peru others
the plane, he will arrive in Lima from Sochi, where he worked on this week
held a series of meetings with the Russian military leadership and heads
enterprises of the defense complex.