The Cabinet resolved to shoot down aircraft that violate the state border of Ukraine

The Cabinet resolved to shoot down aircraft that violate the state border of Ukraine

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The decision on opening duty aircraft-interceptors (helicopters) fire warning and fire at a target is provided to the Minister of defence.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine allowed the military to open fire on aircraft that illegally violate the state border of Ukraine or are suspected of committing terrorist acts.

About it reports a press-service of the government.

“The destruction of aircrafts of armed forces of other States which violated the state border of Ukraine and use weapons and/or conduct airdrops of personnel, equipment, including the destruction of the unmanned aircraft violated the state border of Ukraine or are applied in the airspace of Ukraine to carry out a terrorist act, reconnaissance, jamming, provision of illegal armed formations”, – is spoken in the decree.

The decision on opening duty aircraft-interceptors (helicopters) fire warning and fire at a target is provided to the Minister of defense, the chief of the General staff – Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, the commander of the Air force of the Armed Forces or persons acting in their stead.

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We will remind that earlier Russian reconnaissance aircraft flew along the Russian-Ukrainian border and flew into the airspace of Ukraine in the Black sea.

The flight of the Russian reconnaissance aircraft Tu-214–† is confirmed by the data portal Flightradar24.

In particular, the flight route passed along the entire Russian-Ukrainian border and in the South he broke the Ukrainian airspace, flying over Russian occupied Crimea.

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