Sweden has accused the Russian VKS in violation of the airspace of the country
STOCKHOLM, 24 Jan — RIA Novosti, Lyudmila Bozhko. The aircraft of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation violated on Saturday for a short time the airspace of Sweden, about the incident reported to the government, say the Swedish Armed forces in a press release.
“Nineteenth of January, a Russian aircraft Il-20 made a flight over the Baltic sea, accompanied by two fighters of the su-27 Flanker. South of Karlshamn in Blekinge (southern province of Sweden — ed.) the Russian planes came in for a short time on Swedish territory without permission”, — is spoken in the message.
Explained that the military authorities consider it a violation and the incident reported to the government.
Earlier Thursday, the Russian defense Ministry announced that the Swedish spy plane “Gulf stream” was recorded over neutral waters of the Baltic sea near Russia’s borders, the interception were raised fighter su-27, which after removal of a foreign aircraft from the state border of the Russian Federation returned safely to their base.