NATO fighter-jets scrambled twice to escort Russian airplanes last week

NATO fighter-jets deployed in Lithuania on the NATO Baltic air policing mission were scrambled twice last week to intercept aircraft that had entered the policed area, the Ministry of National Defence said.
Naikintuvas F4 "Phantom"
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

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