MOSCOW, October 19. French Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert was summoned to the Russian foreign Ministry to give explanations about dangerous rapprochement of the morning of 19 October, aircraft of the French air force with the airliner, which in Switzerland was followed by a Russian parliamentary delegation led by speaker of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin. This was reported in the Russian depodesta.
“On October 19, French Ambassador in Moscow Jean-Maurice Ripert was summoned to the foreign Ministry by the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexey Meshkova to give explanations about occurred on the morning of the same day dangerous approach of the aircraft in the French air force in the national airspace with an airliner, EN route from the Russian parliamentary delegation headed by Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin in Geneva (Switzerland) to participate in the 133rd Assembly of the inter-Parliamentary Union”, – informed the Russian foreign Ministry.
“The Ambassador expressed deep concern of the Russian side in connection with the incident, – said the Ministry. – It was emphasized that such actions of Paris undermines the use of France as a place of conducting multilateral meetings and negotiations”.