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Belarus has forced an Irish passenger plane flying from Greece to Lithuania to land in Minsk

On Sunday, an unprecedented situation took place, when – according to international press agencies – an Irish airline Ryanair flight FR4978 flying from Athens in Greece to Vilnius in Lithuania was “forced” to land in Belarus. The plane was in the airspace of Belarus only about 10 km (6 miles) from the border with Lithuania when it changed route and turned towards Minsk, the capital of Belarus. (more…)