Aircraft OC-135B USAF on Friday, July 5, made an observation flight over the territory of Russia. About it reports “Interfax-AVN”.
According to the Agency, the U.S. aircraft took off from the airfield near Moscow Kubinka and flew over Saratov, Volgograd, Rostov, Voronezh, Lipetsk, Tula and Kaluga regions. It is noted that the flight lasted more than four and a half hours.
Such inspection missions performed in the framework of the international Treaty on open skies (DON), said “Interfax-AVN”. The previous flight with OC-135B held yesterday, July 4th. His route passed over the Moscow, Kaluga, Ryazan, and Tambov regions, as well as over some areas of the Volga region.
In August 2018, the President of the United States Donald trump signed the defense budget, which, among other things, there is a paragraph about the freezing run-DON Russia, while she, as stated in the document, will not return to its respect. Later, the state Department said that Washington would suspend its participation in the agreement and intends to implement the agreement.
The open skies Treaty is an international agreement in 1992. It enables signatory countries parties to perform inspection circled each other, watching thereby of the military and the observance of existing treaties in the field of arms control.
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