The defense Ministry has not received complaints about “dangerous encounters,” Russian and American aircraft, all flights by Russian aircraft meet the international rules and safety requirements. This was stated by the official representative of Department major General Igor Konashenkov, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“No complaints from the Pentagon or personally, General Walters about some dangerous encounters with Russian aircraft on 10 February, we have not received”, — Konashenkov commented on the statements of the commander of the air forces of the USA in Europe and Africa Todd Walters about the “dangerous approaches”.
The Ministry noted that “the excitement of American airmen” in case of detection in the air of someone besides yourself when flying close to Russia “is hardly a problem of the Russian side”.
Previously, the publication Defense News, citing the statement of the commander of the air forces of the USA in Europe and Africa General Todd Walters reported four dangerous approaches of Russian and American aircraft. The incidents, the General said, occurred on 10 February.