MOSCOW, August 9. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has welcomed Kiev’s decision to allow a Russian aircraft to enter Ukraine’s airspace to avoid a thunderstorm.
"Great news! Thank you!" Zakharova wrote on Facebook.
On Thursday, Ukraine’s aviation authority said that on August 7, a Globus flight en route from Italy’s Bari to Moscow had been allowed to enter Ukraine’s airspace to avoid a thunderstorm that threatened the safety of the aircraft. The plane spent 26 minutes in Ukraine’s airspace.
Kiev suspended air service with Russia in October 2015.