No Fly Zone for Trump-Putin Meeting in Helsinki, Finland

Trump-Putin Meeting in Helsinki, the capital of Finland is eagerly anticipated,  with a tight security cover. Flights and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) over Helsinki will be restricted during the visit of Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. This was reported by the Finnish Agency for Transport Security.

In particular, the movement of aircraft will be completely banned for drones and private small aircrafts over the center of Helsinki and near the Vantaa Airport, the senior police commissar Sami Hyatenen said. The restriction will not affect commercial flights arriving at or departing from the airport.

In addition, the restrictions will not apply to aircraft used by the military, Border Guard, police, customs and other state agencies, as well as helicopters of emergency medical services and aircraft operating in accordance with Finland’s international obligations.

The meeting between US President Trump and Russian Counterpart Vladimir Putin will be held on July 16. According to Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president, the leaders of the two countries will discuss a number of difficult issues, including the issue of Syria and Iran.