The US, Romanian and Ukrainian Military Will Conduct Observation Mission Over Russia

MOSCOW, (BM) – The US, Romanian and Ukrainian military will conduct an Open Skies observation mission over Russia on September 23-27, while Russia will carry out an observation flight over Slovenia, learned, quoting TASS.

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“Russia plans to conduct an observation flight over Slovenia in accordance with the Open Skies Treaty, using an Antonov An-30B survey aircraft. The mission will be carried out on September 23-27,” Russia’s Krasnaya Zvezda (or Red Star) newspaper wrote. “At the same time, according to the National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, the United States, Romania and Ukraine will carry out a joint observation mission over Russia from the Kubinka airfield, using a Romanian An-30 aircraft,” the paper added.

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The Treaty on Open Skies was signed in Helsinki on March 24, 1992, by the member-states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and went into force on January 1, 2002. The accord includes 34 countries, among them, most NATO members, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden and Finland.

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Russia ratified the Treaty on May 26, 2001. The purpose of the deal is to help build confidence between countries through the improvement of mechanisms to control military activities and compliance with arms control agreements.

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Source: TASS