The Swiss Cabinet of Ministers has decided to close the skies during the summit of Russia and the United States in Geneva. Reported by RIA Novosti.
The country's airspace will be closed for security reasons.
Swiss authorities warned of the possible closure of the sky for civil aviation over Geneva on June 1. Other possible measures include airspace surveillance, the deployment of combat aircraft and ground-based air defenses.
The meeting between the presidents of Russia and the United States will take place on June 16 in Geneva. The White House said that politicians will talk about the situation in Ukraine and Belarus. In addition, Washington wants to discuss arms control and the topic of human rights observance.
The Kremlin also shared its expectations from the meeting of the two leaders. According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Moscow is not inclined to expect that the first meeting of the presidents will lead to an understanding on issues of deep disagreement. Peskov also warned journalists against excessive expectations. According to him, the signing of documents following the talks is not planned.