French specialists to inspect the sky over Russia and Byelorussia

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Under the International treaty on the open sky French aviation inspectors will execute surveillance flights over the territories of Russia and Byelorussia since March, 16 to March, 20.

This announcement was made by the head of the National center for decrease of nuclear threat.

The French surveillance plane С-130-Н bearing no armaments will be used in the flight.

The plane and the all the equipment were internationally examined with the participation of Russian specialists to prevent the use of prohibited instruments.

The treaty on the open sky was accepted by 27 OSCE member states in 1992. Today it embraces 34 countries. Russia ratified the treaty on May, 26 2001.

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