Su-24Фото: Marina Lystseva / TASS
Russian su-24 bombers flew over the Belgian frigate Godetsiya (Godetia), took part in NATO exercises in the Baltic sea. It is reported by De Standaard, citing a TV channel VRT NWS.
The incident occurred on November 22. Two Russian aircraft at low altitude three times flew over a Belgian warship. It is noted that the su-24 had combat arms. “It was a clear message from Russian: look, we can see what we’re capable of”, — the publication reports the words of captain Peter Ramboer. According to him, he gave the order not to take any action against the bombers. “I wouldn’t want to provoke a Third world war on the wrong team,” he explained.
According to TASS, the Russian planes flew over the “Godetia” when another Belgian frigate “Louise-Marie”, who was nearby, conducting air defense exercises. Maneuvers, it was decided to suspend.
November 21, near “Godetia” surfaced Russian submarine, the Agency reports citing television channel VRT. No aggressive action was taken.
On 24 November, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov called on Western countries to turn to Moscow directly instead of having to use a press for charges. As an example, he cited the prosecution of Finland that Russia had violated the GPS system during a military NATO exercise Trident Juncture, which first appeared in publications foreign publications.
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