Flight of the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov to Finland was negotiated and passed normally, said the Russian foreign Ministry on Friday, may 5, reports TASS.
Russian diplomats responded to the accusations by the Estonian colleagues in allegedly committed by the pilots of spitzbart violation of the air border of Estonia. On the website of Estonian public broadcasting with reference to the war office on Friday afternoon it was reported that the government plane Il-96 without diplomatic permission entered into air space of Estonia near island Vaindloo.
The Estonian military said that the plane was flying with the included transponder, but the flight plan wasn’t transmitted to the Estonian air navigation. To contact the pilots of spitzbart also allegedly failed. The Estonian foreign Ministry informed the Russian Embassy about the incident.
In the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry confirmed that it is from the plane of the head of the Russian Ministry, however, “all flight documents were agreed”.
On 4 may, the F-22 U.S. air force intercepted and escorted a pair of Russian missile-carrying bomber Tu-95 flying near Alaska, along with two su-35.