Gift Israeli has sparked protests in Spain.
The Spanish foreign Ministry demanded that the Israeli Embassy in Madrid to explain why during the visit of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in tel Aviv, he gave the drone Sniper Spanish production.
On Friday, 25 November, reports citing .
At the exhibition of agricultural technologies in Beit Dagan Prime Minister demonstrated the quadcopter Spanish production. Israeli Minister through an interpreter gave Medvedev, that will give him a drone. The next day the drone was taken to the Russian Embassy.
In Madrid said that the Israeli authorities had no right to give the aircraft because it is produced by the Spanish company Alpha Unmanned Systems SL. This means that to transfer to third parties was necessary to obtain the permission of the manufacturer.
Also, the Spanish authorities noted that such a gift is contrary to the regime of EU sanctions against Russia, but the drone can be regarded as a high-tech product of dual purpose, in particular, it can be used for military purposes.