US Embassy Delivers Formal Concern to Russian Government Over Fighter Jets

U.S. officials call the close encounters and aggressive fly-overs dangerous and unprofessional.
2:01 | 04/14/16

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Transcript for US Embassy Delivers Formal Concern to Russian Government Over Fighter Jets
US would a stern message for Russia after that image that very close call we showed you last night here the close encounter captured on camera. Decadent US were right there US officials calling the action dangerous. And deliberate by Russian fighter jets Russian officials tonight saying their pilots took every precaution. ABC's chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz on their reaction also tonight what Putin said overnight. About the clintons. Rolling tested US warship in his simulated attack. More than two dozen times at one don't Russian jet just thirty feet off the bow of the ship. Alarming. Dresses. Get the Russians today claimed were done safely and according to international rules. But the US strongly disagrees. Finally. Moscow and secretary of state John Kerry saved today under the rules of engagement that could have been. I'll shoot down he founded and professionals. The needlessly provocative. And indeed dangerous the man who did not bring up the simulated attacks today Russia's president Vladimir Putin. Instead taking a swipe at what he called America's imperial ambitions and and using a twist on an old Russian proverb to describe Hillary Clinton's desire to follow her husband's path to the White House. Husband and wife are the same statement that said laughing at them. Martha Raddatz back with a slot tonight and Martha fierce protests there that message from the US but tonight the White House also wanting to. They certainly are David there won't be any sort of military response to that flyover despite secretary Kerry strong words about what could have happened. The White House saying today there would be little value. Further inflaming the situation and ours are right it's always great to have you witnessed marked the thank you.

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