Another videoconference between experts from Russia and the USA on implementation of the Memorandum on Aviation Safety in the air space of Syria took placeOn December 21, another videoconference between groups of experts from Russia and the USA on implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on Aviation Safety and Prevention of Flight Incidents in the course of operations in the air space of Syria dated October 20, 2015 took place.
The parties have exchanged opinions on the events corresponding to the Memorandum, which had taken place since the last videoconference.
The parties have confirmed the effectiveness of this instrument of safety control and stated the absence of incidents in the Syrian air space.
They also noted the effectiveness of interaction between the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Air Force of the US-led coalition aimed at prevention of incidents during the withdrawal of civil population and insurgents from the eastern part of Aleppo by the prescribed corridors.
The experts from Russia and the USA agreed that the experience should be taken into consideration during further work with the new administration of the United States as well as during the transition period. They discussed the list of possible adjustments to the Memorandum.
The contacts on implementation of the Memorandum provisions are be continued. The date of the further videoconference will be agreed soon.