The White house has accused Russia that abused the open skies Treaty and were engaged in collecting information about the movements of the US President for the country.
Robert O’brien, adviser to the President of the United States, said that during a flight over US territory, the Russian intelligence had collected data about the movements of Donald trump in the country, informs resource LigaNews with reference to Telegrams canal “Before all“.
From the words of White house officials, Moscow has decided to misuse the Treaty on open skies, which gives the green light for surveillance flights over the territories of Russia and the United States.
His statement O’brien made in a live TV channel Fox News. In his words, Russia in the course of observation flights over the territory of the United States followed the whereabouts of Donald trump.
“They flew over the White house, they were flying over civilian infrastructure, they tracked the whereabouts of the President,” said O’brien.
Yesterday, may 21, the US President said that his country withdraws from the Treaty on open skies. The main reason is Russia and its observation flights over him.
Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of state, said that Washington will need 6 months to fully withdraw from the Treaty.