Russians must not refuel in Malta

Russians must not refuel in Malta

World October 28, 2016 11:45

valletta - The Russian flotilla via the Mediterranean is on its way to the coast of Syria, has nowhere to take fuel. The government of Malta decided to come fill the Russians not to grant permission.

The flotilla consists of the massive aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and eight accompanying smaller warships. The ships did after a trip across the North Sea and the English Channel original fuel in the Spanish port of Ceuta, an enclave in Morocco. But include Britain found that Spain had to refuse as a member of NATO. After careful consideration Madrid heeded that view.

According to the newspaper Times of Malta, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs initially authorized in the capital Valletta, but withdrew it after protests in the United States and Britain. Malta is not a member of NATO.

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