During this week in the sky of Ukraine will be a group of international observers from Sweden, Czech Republic and Spain. This was reported on 5 September, the press service of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. The mission will work in Ukraine until September 8.
The group, consisting of 15 people (nine observers from Sweden and three from the Czech Republic and Spain) arrived in the international airport “Borispol” (Kiev region) the observation aircraft SAAB 340 (OS100) of the Swedish air force.
“The purpose of the event – perform observation flight over the territory of Ukraine for the development of openness and transparency, facilitate monitoring the implementation of existing agreements in the field of arms control. The materials obtained during the flight will be handled in Sweden “, – informs the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.
The observation flight will be carried out in accordance with the plan of verification activities under the international treaties and agreements in the field of arms control and the decision of the Advisory Commission on open skies regarding the distribution of active quotas for observation flights in 2017.Earlier, the “MK” reported planned for September 6 and 8, the overflights of Belarus and Russian regions, three military observers from Ukraine and the USA. This event is directly connected with the approaching launch large-scale joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises “West 2017”.