Sweden confirms foreign submarine incursion

November 14, 2014 10:15 PM

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STOCKHOLM: Sweden said Friday it had evidence that a mini submarine entered its waters in October, triggering a weeklong hunt with echoes of Cold War standoffs fueled by speculation of a Russian incursion.

“The Swedish defense forces can confirm that a mini submarine violated Swedish territory. This is a serious and unacceptable violation by a foreign power,” said Gen. Sverker Goeranson, the supreme commander of the Swedish armed forces.

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