Shoigu announced the danger of escalation due to US drone flights over the Black Sea
Defense Minister Russia Sergei Shoigu during telephone conversations with the Pentagon Lloyd Austin said US Global Hawk drone flights off the coast Crimea present a risk of escalation. led words RIA News.
“During the conversation, it was noted that the flights of American strategic unmanned aerial vehicles off the coast of Crimea are provocative in nature, which creates preconditions for an escalation of the situation in the area of the Black Sea,” the source said. Ministry of Defense of Russia.
politicians talk took place March 15. After a conversation with Shoigu Austin declaredthat the great powers must set an example of transparency and openness to communications.
Previously became known about the collision of an American UAV and a Russian fighter jet over the Black Sea. Later, the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed that an MQ-9 drone manufactured by UNITED STATES.