The Ministry of defense of Russia announced the conduct of the observation flight by foreign inspectors on the territory of our country under the open skies Treaty. The defense Ministry reported that the monitoring will be conducted jointly by the US pilots and Ukraine.
“In the framework of the implementation of the international Treaty on open skies during the period from 19 to 24 June there will be a joint observation flight, States and Ukraine over the territory of the Russian Federation”, – said the head of the Russian national Centre for reducing nuclear danger Sergey Ryzhkov.
“On Board an American aircraft during the flight will be Russian experts to monitor the strict observance of the parameters of the mission and application of the Treaty of surveillance equipment”, – reported in the Ministry.
“The plane and set it on cameras passed the necessary international certification, with the involvement of including Russian experts, which excludes the use of technical means, not covered by the contract”, – stated in the message of the Russian military.