“Cocaine plane” take expelled Russian diplomats from London


Photo: Natalia Seliverstova / RIA Novosti

At London’s Stansted airport arrived the Il-96-300 special flight detachment “Russia”. This is evidenced by the online service Flightradar24.

The afternoon of March 20 this air Harbor came 23 Russian diplomat, who according to the decision of the British government should leave the United Kingdom. As passed by TASS, the Embassy staff and their family members from Moscow sent special plane, he will bring them back home.

According to Flightradar24, the UK capital has landed the Il-96-300, registration RA-96023. This plane was in Buenos Aires during the Russian-Argentine security operation to prevent the delivery of a large consignment of cocaine to Europe, which was confirmed, in particular, the Argentine authorities. However, in the office of the President, who is subordinate to the WORDS “Russia”, denied this information.

Presumably, this Il-96 was used, and the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolay Patrushev during his visit to Thailand in late February.

The expulsion of diplomats connected with the prosecution of London against Russia in the case of poisoning in the English Salisbury former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. Moscow rejects the accusations and, in response, ordered the expulsion of Russia from 23 employees of the British Embassy.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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