The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Moscow is “appropriate” will react to the explanations of the Swiss authorities regarding the incident with the plane of the Russian delegation.
“Once again, what is of particular concern to the passengers of the Russian plane called close enough, which approached the fighter. We did not leave unnoticed the media reports on this topic. Our Embassy in Switzerland requested a clarification from the Swiss side. Waiting for explanations, and accordingly they will react when they are received”, — she declared on air of TV channel “Russia 24” (quoted by TASS).
Earlier, the Russian Embassy in Switzerland has sent the government a note with a request to give explanations about the incident.
On Friday, November 18, the Russian journalists in the delegation, EN route to Peru for a summit of the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation (APEC), said that during the flight over Switzerland to their plane approached the two fighters.
The correspondent of the newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Dmitry Smirnov has posted on his page in Facebook a 40-second videotape of the incident.