Monday, October 19, foreign media reported with reference to the news Agency Reuters and the Russian foreign Ministry about the incident in the airspace of France.
Air force fighter this country has come nearer on dangerous distance to the plane carrying parliamentary delegation of Russia under the leadership of speaker of the lower chamber Sergei Naryshkin, who was heading to Geneva to participate in the 133rd Assembly of the inter-Parliamentary Union.
In connection with these events, the French Ambassador in Moscow Jean-Maurice Ripert was summoned to the foreign Ministry where he was handed a note of protest. The Ambassador said that such incidents undermine the ability to use France as a venue for international meetings and negotiations.
Naryshkin said in an interview with RIA Novosti that he was aware of the incident – his colleagues noticed a fighter on approach to Geneva. Note that at this summit the Russian parliamentarians intend to discuss about lifting the sanctions against parliamentarians, the operation in Syria, international law and the refugee problem.