Russian military aircraft were seen near the airspace of Latvia, said on Saturday the National armed forces (NAF) of the country. On the eve of the Finnish defence forces were reported at the borders of two su-27 fighters.

In the message of the Latvian armed forces said: “a Patrol aircraft over the neutral waters of the Baltic sea near the external Maritime borders of Latvia today identified the aircraft of the Armed forces of Russia”. What kind of plane is not specified.

“Interfax” recalls that, according to miniministerial of defence, the Russian military planes and ships were approaching the borders of the Republic in 2015, more than 270 times, and in 2014 – more than 250 times.

Russian Ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov has repeatedly stated that all flights by Russian military aircraft and ships movement are made in strict compliance with international legal norms.



The Latvian military spotted a Russian military plane at the air border of the country 08.10.2016

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