A British analyst said that last year's attack on a British plane by a Russian fighter jet could have started a war.
In September 2022, the actions of a Russian fighter could allegedly provoke a world war. This statement was made by British analyst, honorary professor at the University of Buckingham Anthony Glees.
Let us recall that on September 29, a Su-27 fighter of the Russian Armed Forces fired two missiles towards a British aircraft flying over the Black Sea. There were about 30 British military personnel on board the plane. If the UK plane were to be shot down, there could be very serious consequences.
Glees argues that Great Britain could invoke the famous Article 5 of the NATO charter, which provides for armed intervention by all countries of the alliance in the event of aggression against any country that is part of it.
- said the British professor.
The Russian side explained the incident as technical problems. It was hushed up, but almost a year later, the British press began to actively discuss it again. Probably, in the United Kingdom they are not fully aware of how such a global conflict could end for Great Britain itself and the British people. Otherwise, it would hardly make sense for the British side to again discuss an event that did not lead to casualties and ended without consequences.
- Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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