UK Applies For Spy Plane Flight Over Russia, Moscow Will Not Allow This - Russian Military

UK Applies for Spy Plane Flight Over Russia, Moscow Will Not Allow This - Russian Military

The United Kingdom has applied for a reconnaissance aircraft to fly above the territory of the Russian Federation, the Russian Aerospace Forces have been tasked with preventing any border breach, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Tuesday

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 16th August, 2022) The United Kingdom has applied for a reconnaissance aircraft to fly above the territory of the Russian Federation, the Russian Aerospace Forces have been tasked with preventing any border breach, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Tuesday.

"The UK has filed an application with a flight plan for the flight of a UK reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 along a route that also runs over the territory of the Russian Federation. We consider this action as a deliberate provocation," the ministry said.

The Russian Aerospace Forces have been tasked with preventing violations of the Russian airspace, it added.

All possible consequences of this deliberate provocation will lie solely with the UK, the ministry stressed.