From 7 to 11 September the Russian group of inspectors plans to perform an observation flight over the territory of the Czech Republic
According to Sergey Ryzhkov, head of the Russian National center for nuclear risk reduction, as part of the implementation of the International Treaty on Open Skies, the Russian group of inspectors plans to perform an observation flight on a Russian An-30B observation plane over the territory of the Czech Republic.
The observation flight over Hungary will be carried out from 7 to 11 September 2020 from the Papa Open Skies airfield. The maximum flight range will be 800 kilometers.
The Russian observation aircraft will fly along the agreed route, and the Hungary's representatives on board will monitor the use of special equipment and compliance with the provisions of the Treaty on Open Skies.
Observation flights within the framework of the treaty are carried out in order to promote greater openness and transparency in the military activities of the participating States, as well as to enhance security through strengthening confidence-building measures.