Venezuela denounces that a US military plane violated its airspace

A military airplane from Air Force of EE.UU. raped the air space of Venezuela, denounced It is Friday the force Bolivarian National Navy (FANB), through a statement signed by Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino.

“The Bolivarian National Armed Forces denounces the violation of Venezuelan airspace by a aircraft type C-17 of heavy military transport belonging to the Air Force of the United States of North America, event occurred last night (…) from 20:47 (00.47 GMT on Friday) to until 20:50 (00.50 GMT) “, reads the statement.

The airplane made a route approximately 14 nautical miles (almost 26 kilometers) on the westernmost area from Sierra de Perijá “, in the northwestern state of Zulia (bordering Colombia), always according to the complaint of the Armed Forces.

Godfather considered this case as a “blatant provocation” that “it happens within the framework of military exercises combined developed by the Air Force yel Colombian Army in the departments of Antioquia Y Cundinamarca “.

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In them, always according to him1st version released for Venezuela, “there are also paircraft presences” Americans “hunting F-16 and RC135 of strategic exploration“.

The release He also highlighted that, so far in 2021, “North American aircraft they have broken on 21 opportunities the Flight Information Region (FIR) de Maiquetía, “a coastal area that houses the airport that serves Caracas, as well as the port of La Guaira, one of the largest in the country.

This is “a serious violation of international aeronautical standards,” the message added.

On the other hand, Padrino reiterated “before the international community and the multilateral organizations that the presence of North American bases in Colombian territory “ suppose “a Ppermanent threat and constitute a atrocious mechanism meddler that significantly affects the region stability Caribbean and Latin American.

“We are aware that, as part of the aforementioned exercises, reconnaissance tasks are being carried out towards the Venezuelan geographical space, which is why we do not rule out other possible hostile actions that threaten our sovereignty and territorial integrity”, the statement underlined.

Therefore, he assured that the President Nicolás Maduro “he has given orders you need to stay alert Y responder forcefully before any act of aggression”. EFE

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