Croatian authorities have criticized NATO for what they called a slow reaction to a Ukrainian military drone that flew from the conflict zone in Ukraine through the airspace of three alliance member states before crashing in the Croatian capital.
The Soviet-made drone, later modernized by Ukrainian specialists, Tu -141 “Strizh, reusable crashed in Zagreb,
it crossed the airspace of Romania and Hungary before entering Croatia and crashing on the night of March 10 in a field near a student residence. Some 40 parked vehicles were damaged, but no one was injured in the blast.
The Croatian prime minister said that the country’s authorities were not informed and that NATO reacted only after a question from journalists.