Lithuania claims that the Belarusian airplane has violated its airspace.
On 12 August, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania extended a diplomatic note to the chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of Belarus to Lithuania Lyudmila Tatarinovich over an airspace violation by an unidentified type of aircraft, which entered the Lithuanian airspace from Belarus on 11 August, informs the press service of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry.
According to services monitoring the Lithuanian airspace, the airspace was violated twice on 11 August at 10:37 a.m., (Lithuanian time) by an unidentified type of aircraft, which entered the airspace near Lazdijai District Municipality from Belarus. The violation of the Lithuanian airspace lasted till 10:47 a.m.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania requested Belarus to immediately provide an explanation of the above-mentioned incident and urged to take all necessary measures to prevent such incidents from happening again in the future.