The Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow is aware of Washington plans to limit the flights of Russian military aviation over the United States

Moscow is aware of Washington plans to limit the flights of Russian military aircraft over the United States, said «RIA Novosti» Director of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control, the Russian foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov.

According to him, on September 26 in Vienna held a plenary meeting of the Commission on open skies, and «apparently, the Americans formally present their solutions.»

Ulyanov said that the limits can enter into force from January 2018. In this case the claim against Russia, the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry has called «unfounded.»

He also did not rule out that Moscow will take retaliatory measures after studying the solutions of the American side.

The Wall Street Journal, citing sources in the White house said that the US is preparing to impose restrictions on flights of Russian military aircraft over U.S. territory under open skies Treaty.

According to the document, the range of a reconnaissance mission may be up to 5500 km, however, Russia imposed restrictions to 500 km over the Kaliningrad. Sources for the WSJ said that Washington may limit the flights of Russian military aircraft over Alaska and Hawaii. According to the interlocutor of the newspaper, so the US government though to make Russia once again to comply with the terms of the contract.




The Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow is aware of Washington plans to limit the flights of Russian military aviation over the United States 26.09.2017

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