Over the past year and a half Kiev has done everything necessary to make it impossible to fly in its airspace by Russian aircraft in Syria, told in the press service of the State enterprise for air traffic services in Ukraine " UkSATSE ".
"Ukraine has made it impossible flights of Russian aircraft to Syria through its airspace ", – quoted by RIA "Novosti" letter of the press service of " UkSATSE ".
the Ministry commented that as of February 28, 2014 Kiev has closed the airspace over Crimea and limited the planning of routes in the Eastern part of the airspace in the Simferopol flight information region. Thus it is said that 2014 "UkSATSE" does not provide air navigation services to aircraft, the Russian defense Ministry, which perform flights to Syria. Also on August 27, 2015, in coordination with ICAO and EUROCONTROL, Ukraine imposed special rules for flight planning over the Western part of the Black sea and incomplete mode of flight planning over the Eastern part of the Black sea, which, in the opinion of Kiev, is placed under the responsibility of Ukraine. Last week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko tried to convince other countries on the example of Kiev to close its airspace for the delivery of Russian goods to Syria. Before that, the Head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine closes airspace to Russian aircraft flying to Syria. However, according to RIA "Novosti," Russia 2014 provides transit transportation through the territory of Ukraine. The head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov has stated that the planes that Russia is sending to Syria, is the military products, the shipments of which were first contracted, as well as humanitarian assistance. Also, According to Lavrov, the Russian capital have information that North America know the real space positions of the terrorist group " Islamic state ", but not give the order to attack. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has assured that Moscow will continue to provide military support to the Syrian leadership in the battle against the threat of terrorism.