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Moldova: Protest against Rogozin's visit falls flat after Romania blocks politician's flight01:31

Moldova: Protest against Rogozin's visit falls flat after Romania blocks politician's flight

Moldova, Republic of, Chisinau
July 28, 2017 at 16:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

Protesters gathered at Chisinau International Airport, Friday, to protest the state visit of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, despite the fact the politician had to cancel his trip after officials refused to let his plane fly over Romanian and Hungarian territory.

Rogozin was forced to delay his visit to Moldova following the decision from aviation officials to prevent his S7 carrier plane from flying over the aerospace.

The Russian politician was set to meet with Moldovan President Igor Dodon during his stay, and was expected to join a celebration of Russia's peacekeeping operation in the breakaway region of Transnistria.

Moldova: Protest against Rogozin's visit falls flat after Romania blocks politician's flight01:31
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Protesters gathered at Chisinau International Airport, Friday, to protest the state visit of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, despite the fact the politician had to cancel his trip after officials refused to let his plane fly over Romanian and Hungarian territory.

Rogozin was forced to delay his visit to Moldova following the decision from aviation officials to prevent his S7 carrier plane from flying over the aerospace.

The Russian politician was set to meet with Moldovan President Igor Dodon during his stay, and was expected to join a celebration of Russia's peacekeeping operation in the breakaway region of Transnistria.

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