In the Ukrainian General staff reported conducting exercises with aerial firing in the southern part of the country in the period from 1 to 2 December. This is stated on the page of the command of the air forces of Ukraine in Facebook.
Air shooting will be held exclusively in the airspace of Ukraine, over the open sea in strict compliance with international law.
“In the period from 1 to 2 December 2016, in the southern part of Ukraine will take research exercises of Air forces of Armed Forces of Ukraine, during which will be carried out aerial firing. For the purpose of early alert providers of aviation services of different States, airlines and air crews about the dangers of the use of airspace for these aircraft firing practice in the area of their conduct, the Air Force of the Armed forces of Ukraine were prepared and published by the aviation alert (NOTES)”, – stated in the message.
We will remind, Russia accuses Ukraine of intention to conduct a missile firing in the area annexed Crimea. This is stated in the statement of the Federal air transport Agency of Russia (Rosaviatsia). Russia immediately demanded to cancel the decision.
NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov announced that Ukraine plans to conduct missile tests in the Kerch Strait.