British planes intercept Russian nuclear bombers over North Sea
The British Royal Air Force (RAF) sent fighter jets into the North Sea to intercept two Russian nuclear bombers After Britain’s troops were deployed to the Polish border.
As reported by the newspaper daily mail, Typhoon fighters depart from Lossiemouth, Scotland; and Coningsby, Lincolnshire, With a refueling aircraft from Bridge Norton in Oxfordshire this Friday.
two russian attackers Tu-160 White Swan entered a “UK area of interestConfirmed the Ministry of Defense without giving further details. then they stopped,
Radar data suggested the Kremlin fighter jets were heading into international airspace over the North Sea at around 12:45 a.m. (local time), the cited outlet said.
This happens many times when British forces help Polish forces to strengthen their border with Belarus As a show of support.
Russia sent paratroopers to the Belarusian side of the border for exercises this Friday, not far from the location where hundreds of Syrians, Iraqis, Yemenis and others have been camping since earlier this week hoping to enter Poland.
Minister of Defense of Poland, Mariusz Blazzac, said that the British employees have started “Reconnaissance” Mission with their Polish counterparts on the tense border. a source confirmed Wire He was from the Royal Engineers.
,Our troops will cooperate in strengthening the fence on the border between Poland and Belarus”, Dijo Blaszczak.
The British Defense Ministry said the deployment was a sign of the friendly friendship between the United Kingdom and Poland.
,Following an agreement with the Polish government a small team of UK Armed Forces personnel has been deployed to explore how we can provide engineering support to address the current situation on the Belarusian border.“Added a ministry spokesperson.
Russian-Belarusian air forces on Friday conducted joint exercises in the Grodno region, near the Polish border, where the concentration of several thousand migrants from the Middle East has led to a crisis between Minsk and the European Union.
Il-76 transport planes carried Russian air units to the Gójczyk Military Range, near the territory of Poland, on Friday.
Strategic exercises are the answer”Increased military activity near the Belarusian border“Reported to the Ministry of Defense of that former Soviet republic.
Among other things, the army will conduct assault and control exercises in an “unknown landing area”, in addition to finding and destroying destroyer groups and armed formations.
Both sides specified that once they completed their mission, the Russian and Belarusian units would return to their normal places.
Belarusian President, alexander lukashenko, admitted on Thursday to ask the head of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, aid for border surveillance with the European Union, where Moscow sent strategic bombers Tu-22 and Tu-160 on Wednesday and Thursday.
,Let them shout! Yes, they are bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons. But we have no other way. We have to see what they do outside our bordersLukashenko said during a government meeting.
He told that the aircraft, which will do regular patrolling.For the position created both in the air and on the ground”, They will fly over the border with Poland, the Baltic countries, all NATO members and Ukraine.
Moscow, which this week expanded its military presence in Belarusian territory for 25 years, supports Minsk in its confrontation with Poland and the rest of the European Union.
Lukashenko also ordered the Ministry of Defense, the KGB and border troops to guarantee “control over the movement of NATO and Polish troops.”
,It is seen that already 15,000 military personnel, tanks, armored vehicles, helicopters are flying side by side with the airplane. They were posted on the border and more so, without informing anyone, although they are obliged to do so.”, he condemned.
Faced with impending European sanctions, the Belarusian autocrat threatened Brussels to shut down Russian gas destined for Europe and block commercial transit.
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