SIAULIAI: French jets have been engaged in a game of cat and mouse with Russian fighters in the skies above the Baltic states, as NATO keeps a close eye on Russia’s ambitions, reports BSS.
Four French Mirage jets this week completed a four-month tour of duty in Lithuania-and their crews were busy, engaging with Russian planes on 23 occasions. “We use the term ‘intercept’ but it is better to say ‘identify’ and ‘observe’,” Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Diakite told AFP at the base in the freezing surroundings of Siauliai in northern Lithuania.
“The Russians take care to remain in international airspace, flying along …read more
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