Hello everyone. Like every day, the drafting of 20 minutes is mobilized to give you the latest information on the conflict. This Thursday, the case of the American drone in the Black Sea continues to raise fears of an escalation between the United States and Russia. The MQ-9 Reaper fell into the water after being hit, according to Washington, by a Russian fighter. Moscow admits for its part the interception of the device but denies any contact and being at the origin of the crash.
The Russian ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, summoned by the American State Department, indicated that the Kremlin considered the presence of American drones in the area as a threat, ordering the American forces to cease “their flights near the Russian borders. For his part, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu that the United States would continue to fly “where international law permits”.