The Russian Embassy in Iceland, commented on the statement that the maneuvers of the Russian planes VC are a threat. Earlier, the Icelandic media reported about the dangerous convergence of Russian bombers with the passenger liner. Later information was confirmed by the foreign Ministry: Russian Tu-160 flying at approximately 2000 meters below the civil aircraft.
Russian diplomats have denied suspicions about the potential danger from the VCS code. “It’s just propaganda”, – quotes “RG” counselor of the Russian Embassy in Iceland Alexei Shatskogo. According to him, all military aircraft, including US, perform such flights.