“Arleigh Burke entered the & nbsp; Black Sea on November 25 & nbsp; as part of a scheduled patrol. Located in the & nbsp; Black Sea, the ship will operate together with & nbsp; allies and & nbsp; NATO partners in the & nbsp; region & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said in the & nbsp; message of the US Navy's Sixth Fleet. It is noted that the & nbsp; destroyer will work on & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; ensuring security and & nbsp; stability on & nbsp; this vital international waterway. ; US Navy Arleigh Burke Guided Missile & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said in & nbsp; the message of the National Center for Defense Control & nbsp; RF (quoted from & nbsp; RIA Novosti).
The United States sent a destroyer to the Black Sea against the background of statements by Western countries about the buildup of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine.
The Ministry of Defense & nbsp; The Russian Federation previously called the actions of the United States and & nbsp; NATO in the & nbsp; Black Sea a study of the theater of operations in the & nbsp; case of a military solution by Ukraine to the conflict in the & nbsp; southeast of the country. The department considers military activity a threat to regional security and & nbsp; strategic stability. President Vladimir Putin stated that & nbsp; what is happening on the & nbsp; Black Sea “ goes beyond & nbsp; certain limits. ''