Russian fighter jets intercept US Boeing P-8 over Black Sea

TEHRAN, Jul. 07 (MNA) – Russia's National Defense Control Center says a US Boeing P-8 Poseidon has been intercepted by Russian fighter jets over the Black Sea.

Russia's National Defense Control Center said in a statement on Wednesday that Russian Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets had intercepted the US Boeing P-8 Poseidon, a multi-role  patrol aircraft, over the Black Sea.

Moscow warns Washington that it has no right to violate Russian airspace, the statement also added.

In recent months, some movements around Russia's borders have escalated tensions between Moscow and the Western countries.

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