Ministry of defence of the Netherlands said about the flight of su-24 near the frigate Evertsen
Two Russian su-24 three times went close to the Dutch frigate Evertsen 17 may, which is now in the Baltic sea. This is stated on the website of the Ministry of defence of the Netherlands.
The Ministry noted that the overflight was not a threat to the ship. For escort of Russian fighter jets had flown two military aircraft of Sweden.
According to the Ministry, the Dutch frigate Evertsen is part of the First permanent naval group of NATO.
“The situation in the sphere of security on the Eastern border, NATO has significantly deteriorated in recent times. It talks about the importance of strengthening the European security and collective defence through military presence in the air, on land and at sea NATO allies in the region”, — said in the Ministry.
Earlier, the Polish military announced the intercept Russian reconnaissance aircraft Il-20M. The incident occurred, according to the channel Defence24, on Monday, may 15.