geneve - Switzerland on Monday acknowledged that it conducted a routine inspection of a jet on a Russian plane that was en route to Geneva, near the border with France . Russia called Monday outraged the French ambassador in Moscow on the mat as a military aircraft would be dangerously close to a device with Russian parliamentarians on board come when the French denied being responsible for the incident.
The Swiss Ministry of Defense reported that the jet flew close enough to make eye contact with the pilot, but that there was no collision. " This is a standard procedure that we perform every year a hundred times ", a spokesman said.
The Russians have now apologized to the French ambassador.