The British Defense Ministry said on Thursday, Censor.NET reports citing Reuters.
The British fighters, scrambled from the Amari air base in Estonia, intercepted the Russian aircraft, which were not transmitting a recognized identification code and were unresponsive, the ministry said.
"We were able to instantly respond to this act of Russian aggression - demonstration of our commitment to NATO's collective defense," Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said in a statement.
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