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Russian fighter jets intercepted an American aircraft over the Black sea

The air defense forces of the southern military district detected over neutral waters of the Black sea patrol aircraft P-8A Poseidon, the U.S. Navy, and strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 of the U.S. air force.

This was reported in the National defence control centre of Russia.

The aircraft took on a support and lifted into the air to intercept the two attendants of the su-27.

Us military aircraft of the state border is not violated.

"Flights by Russian aircraft were performed in strict accordance with International rules of using airspace over neutral waters without violating the borders of other States", — concluded at the National defence control centre.