The defense Ministry – NATO: the transponder An-26 was included

the Ministry of defense of Russia denied the statements of NATO about the alleged violation of international norms by the Russian plane.

according to TASS, the press service of the Russian defense Ministry reported that on March 26 a military transport plane An-26 made a scheduled flight over neutral waters of the Baltic sea heading from Kaliningrad to Leningrad oblast.

the defense Ministry said that the flight was carried out in strict compliance with international norms, without violating someone else’s airspace and a transponder.

Earlier, NATO reported that fighters of Belgium, members of the air police of NATO, intercepted over the Baltic sea military aircraft of the Russian Federation, which allegedly did not comply with international safety standards.