MOSCOW, July 28. /TASS/. Chargé d’affaires of Romania to Russia expressed strong protest in connection with the prohibition of Bucharest the flight of the aircraft Moscow – Chisinau, said the Russian foreign Ministry
“The Russian foreign Ministry chargé d’affaires of Romania to Russia to Viorel Cojocaru was expressed a strong protest in connection with the prohibition by the authorities of Romania overflight through the airspace of the country of a civil passenger aircraft of the airline Globus, 28 Jul performing a regular flight on the route Moscow – Chisinau”, – informed the Minister.
“It was stressed that under the threat was delivered security, more than 160 passengers, flying flight mentioned, – is spoken in the message of the guardian. They are unable to timely reach to the destination”.
The Russian foreign Ministry indicated that Moscow regarded the incident “as a conscious provocation, causing serious damage to bilateral relations”. “Urged the Romanian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation of the incident and to provide the Russian side the corresponding explanations,” – said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The visit of Dmitry Rogozin to Moldova on Friday was disrupted due to the failure of Romania to miss a scheduled flight with the Russian delegation. According to S7 airlines regular flight S7-157 on the route Moscow – Chisinau was denied entry into the airspace of Romania service of air traffic under the pretext of being on Board a “sanctioned person”.
The plane landed in Minsk, after which the Deputy Chairman of the Russian government went to Moscow regular flight “Aeroflot” from the capital of Belarus.
Rogozin headed to Chisinau for talks with Igor Dodon at his personal invitation. The representative of the Romanian foreign Ministry for press and confirmed the offset. TASS reported that the plane, which was Rogozin, was not given permission to fly in the airspace of the country.