06 May 2021

Russian Embassy confirms protest note from Estonia over alleged airspace violation


On May 6, the Estonian Defense Forces General Staff claimed that a Russian Il-96 plane violated the republic’s airspace, entering it near Vaindloo island and staying in it for about one minute TALLINN, May 6. /TASS/. The Russian Embassy in Tallinn confirmed the summoning of Ambassador Alexander Petrov to the Estonian Foreign Ministry for the presentation of a diplomatic note over the alleged violation of the Estonian airspace by a Russian plane."On May 6, Russian Ambassador Alexander Petrov was [...]