Rus News Journal

The British observers will fly by over Russia and Belarus

In   frameworks of the international contract « the Open sky » the prisoner for mutual understanding and trust strengthening between the countries, observers from Great Britain will make flight over Russia and Belarus.

As informs management a press - services and information of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, observant flight will take place during the period from October, 17 till October, 21st.

« Within the limits of realisation of the international Contract on the open sky, representatives of Great Britain will execute observant flight over territory of the Russian Federation and Byelorussia by the Swedish plane of supervision SAAB - 340 » - it is told in the message of the Russian defensive department.

the Contract on the open sky has been accepted by 27 states-participants of the Organization on security and cooperation in Europe in 1992 in Helsinki and ratified by all countries in 1995. The document gives possibility to all participants of the contract openly to collect the information on armed forces and the actions calling them concern, reminds RIA Novosti news agency.