INTERNATIONAL

Russia diplomat summoned after plane violates Swedish airspace

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  • Swedish ministers said the government would summon a Russian diplomat to the Foreign Ministry after a Russian military plane violated Swedish airspace on Friday.

  • The Armed Forces said the plane, an AN-30, was met by two Swedish fighter jets and told to leave the area.

  • Danmark said the same plane violated its airspace along the Baltic Sea island of Bornholm shortly before the plane entered Swedish territory.