Russian attorney summoned to Romanian Foreign Ministry over falling drone debris
The Romanian Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian Charge d'Affaires after the discovery of drone debris on Romanian territory. New UAV fragments were discovered near the Romanian village of Plauru on September 9.
This is stated in a statement of the Romanian Foreign Ministry, released on September 10. The ministry noted that the day before, Romanian Secretary of State Iulian Foto met with a Russian diplomat to convey to him "Romania's protest against the violation of Romanian airspace."
Fotó "firmly asked the Russian side to stop actions directed against the Ukrainian population and infrastructure, in particular those that threaten in any way the security of Romanian citizens in the region," the Romanian Foreign Ministry said.
Recall, the President of Romania Klaus Iohannis addressed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after the fall of new drone debris on Romanian territory. He said that the incident indicates an unacceptable violation of the country's airspace.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL:
- On the night of September 4, during Russia's massive attack on Odessa region, part of the kamikaze drones fell and detonated on Romanian territory. The downed UAV attacked the Izmail port on the Danube River.
- Romania's president denied the downing of the "shaheds" and claimed that "no drone" or part of it had reached the Romanian border.
- The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said that Romania had taken a pause to investigate the situation.
- On September 6, the Romanian Defense Ministry admitted that parts of the Russian drone had fallen on their territory. The country decided to tighten security measures.
- Stoltenberg said that the fall of the "Shahed" does not indicate a deliberate action on the part of the Russian Federation.