She added that the American plane, moved away from the Russian border, as soon as the fighter approached it.
The ministry indicated that on July 31, an air target approaching the airspace of Russia was discovered over neutral waters in the Black Sea, and immediately a “Su-27” fighter jet was launched to intercept it..
And she continued: “The Russian fighter approached a safe distance from the air target, and identified it as a U.S. Navy-type electronic reconnaissance aircraft. EP-3E. “