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Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Russian Ambassador

Jun 18, 2024

The Swedish Foreign Ministry, as announced, summoned the Russian ambassador on June 18 in connection with the violation of Swedish airspace by a Russian Su-24 bomber last week.

Source: Swedish government.


Details: A brief statement said that the Russian ambassador was summoned to the Swedish Foreign Ministry "to protest the violation of Swedish airspace."

As reported, on the evening of June 14, Sweden recorded a violation of its airspace by a Russian Su-24 bomber.

This is the first such incident since 2022 and the first since Sweden joined NATO. The Swedish side called Russia's actions unacceptable and unprofessional.

Author - Olena Madiak, 18/06/2024

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