The Romanian foreign Ministry said in comments to the Agency TASS, why the Minister Teodor Melescanu became a transit stop in Moscow.
“The mission [from Astana] were identified much earlier Friday [28 July], and since “Aeroflot” has changed the flight time, the Minister Melescanu not made the transplant in Moscow”, — reported in the Ministry.
Kazakhstan Melescanu participated in the international exhibition “Expo-2017”.
That the head of the Romanian foreign Ministry did not fly through Moscow in transit, July 30, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
On 28 July the Romanian authorities have not given to cross the country’s airspace to the flight of S7 airlines from Moscow to Chisinau flying 165 passengers. As a result, the aircraft on Board of which was including Rogozin, was forced to go to a reserve airfield in Minsk. In Moldova the Russian Deputy Prime Minister was scheduled to hold talks with President Igor Dodon.
The politician was forced to return to Moscow. Russia has expressed a decisive protest to Romania.