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Sweden says Russian warplane violated its airspace

In line with Sweden’s Armed Forces, the Swedish Air Pressure intercepted the Russian navy plane on Saturday.


The commander of Sweden’s air power posted on Saturday {that a} Russian navy plane violated Swedish airspace on Friday east of Gotland.

“The Russian act is unacceptable and exhibits an absence of respect for our territorial integrity,” commander of the Swedish Air Pressure, Jonas Wikman, posted on X.

Sweden formally joined NATO because the thirty second member of the transatlantic navy alliance in March.

It ended a long time of post-World Warfare II neutrality and centuries of broader non-alignment with main powers as safety considerations in Europe have spiked following Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine.

Sweden, together with Finland, which joined NATO final 12 months, deserted the long-standing navy neutrality that was an indicator of the Nordic states’ Chilly Warfare international coverage after Russia invaded Ukraine in early 2022.


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