Sokolov: the Russian Federation continues to discuss with ICAO the Ukrainian missile fire near Crimea

Maxim Sokolov

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ARKHANGELSK, March 29. /TASS/. Additionally, Russia is discussing with the International civil aviation organization (ICAO), missile firing, which was conducted by the Ukraine near the Crimea at the end of last year. This was reported to journalists the head of Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov.

“Additionally, discuss with ICAO the issue. Definitely going to put in the agenda of our relations with ICAO,” – said the Minister.

Training missile firing over the water area of the Black sea near Crimea, Ukraine held December 1, 2016. Initially, the Armed forces of Ukraine planned exercises in the sovereign airspace of Russia, Kiev was later moved to shooting in the area West of the Peninsula.

In mid-January, Sokolov said that the Russian side was not satisfied with the response of ICAO to the appeal of Moscow on the firings.