Russia says it escorts German naval plane over Baltic Sea

Russia said on Wednesday it sent a fighter jet to escort a German reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea after it approached the Russian border.

"The crew of the Russian fighter jet identified the air target as a P-3C Orion patrol aircraft of the German Navy," Russia's defense ministry said.

The German plane did not cross the Russian border, it said.


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