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Russia to move military drills outside Ireland’s EEZ

Russia is to relocate planned military drills so they take place outside Ireland's Exclusive Economic Zone, the Russian Embassy has confirmed.

Ambassador Yury Filatov said in a statement:

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“In response to the requests from the Irish government as well as from the Irish South and West Fish Producer’s Organisation, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu has made a decision, as a…

The Irish Aviation Authority said that its notice to civil aviation remains in place until it is officially advised of new locations of ships from Russian authorities.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney earlier said Russia would relocate the drills, and…

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