Frame: Swiss air force
Support Swiss fighter aircraft with the Russian delegation and journalists into the sky above Geneva is a standard, routine operation. This is with reference to the representative of the Swiss air force Dolphin to Almana reported RIA Novosti.
“State aircraft accompanied decked fighter-bombers F/A-18 during a routine aerial police service, which is often made for flights of foreign state aircraft”, — quotes Agency her words.
She explained that in the course of this operation takes place the verification of registration of the aircraft.
Until then his opinion on the incident said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the support of the Swiss fighter was an “act of hospitality”. The crew members of the aircraft confirmed that it was a standard situation.
Earlier on August 19, it became known that the Swiss fighter for about five minutes accompanied the aircraft of the “Kremlin pool”. In addition to journalists, on Board the aircraft were Dmitry Peskov, the assistant to the President Yuri Ushakov. After the Russian aircraft left the airspace of Switzerland, the fighters stopped the support.
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