The Ministry of transport of Russia has not received a request from Kiev with the initiative to hold consultations on the limitation of flights of Ukrainian airlines, said the Minister Maxim Sokolov.
"until now, no", - has declared the head of Ministry of transport of Russia on Thursday, responding to a question, RIA " Novosti ".
on the first day of the week the Ukrainian authorities have notified airlines of the Russian Federation of entered against them sanctions ? had previously stated that Kiev is not fully or completely closed its airspace to flights and cargo transportation for 25 Russian airlines. The Kremlin has called the decision of Kiev close connections with Russia " act of madness ". For its part, the Federal air transport Agency has written to airlines of Ukraine of the notice on the prohibition of flights to the Russian Federation from October 25. The transport Ministry of Russia proposed the initiative to the Russians, wishing to get to Ukraine by air, fly to Kiev through Belarus, Moldova or Turkey. The former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov called the suicidal decision of the Ukrainian authorities to penalize airlines of Russia, he thinks that this is another step to the breakdown of relations between the two countries.