American missile destroyer Ross entered the Black sea
The commander of the ship Brian Gallo was committed to creating “strong ties in the black sea region, which is crucial to our peace and stability”.
WASHINGTON, February 17. /TASS/. USS Ross, equipped with guided missiles, 16 Feb entered the Black sea. This is stated in received by TASS on Saturday the press service of the 6th fleet of the US Navy.
The press service said that the ship went into the waters of the Black sea “to conduct operations to ensure Maritime safety, to enhance regional stability, and strengthening the compatibility of the fleets of allies and partners of NATO.”
“We are committed to creating strong relationships in the black sea region, which is crucial to our peace and stability. Our presence here strengthens the credibility and assures allies of our commitment to security in the region” — are in the words of the commander of the destroyer Brian Gallo.
Ross — the destroyer Arleigh Burke, it is equipped with the Aegis missile defense system. The main shock weapons of the destroyer Tomahawk cruise missiles.
In accordance with the provisions of the Montreux Convention of 1936, warships nachimovsky States in time of peace can be in Black sea more than 21 days.