The defense Ministry denied reports about the interception of Britain, the Russian su-24
The defense Ministry denied a report the British air force that they intercepted six Russian su-24 bombers over the Black sea.
We are talking about the incident, which, according to London occurred on August 13. British fighters rose into the air with the Romanian air base “Mihail Kogalniceanu” to escort the Russian planes as they were near NATO airspace.
As pointed out by the defense Ministry, the day four planes of the naval aviation of the black sea fleet (BSF) carried out training flights over the sea. Moreover, among them there was not a single su-24, notes TASS.
The Ministry said that after the flight assignment at a distance of 30 km was seen military aircraft of one of the NATO countries. The aircraft didn’t do any maneuvers from the route is not deviated and the Russian machines was approaching.
The defense Ministry also said that flights of the aircraft of naval aviation of the black sea fleet strictly comply with international rules of use of airspace and did not violate the borders of other States, indicates “RIA Novosti”.