Photo: Ministry of defense / RIA Novosti
A patrol ship of the black sea fleet “Sharp-witted” gone into the closed area of the joint exercises of Ukraine and NATO Sea Breeze. About it reports the Ukrainian Navy on his official page in Facebook.
It is specified that in this area the ships of the international coalition conducted practical shooting. Russian patrol did not respond to queries from the Ukrainian frigate “Hetman Sahaidachny”, “pretending that he had a communication problem”. Other details of incident are not given
The Navy of Ukraine calls on the international community to pay attention to “the systematic violation by Russia of norms of international law in the black sea region”.
1 July it was reported that the black sea fleet of Russia will supervise the actions of the NATO ships in the exercises Sea Breeze-2019. They are held from 1 to July 12, including on the territory of Ukraine. In the maneuvers involved 19 countries, 32 of the ship and about a thousand personnel of the marine corps. The Russian foreign Ministry has called their conduct “dangerous idea”.
Kiev believes that Russia violate the rights of Ukraine in the Black and Azov seas, and in this regard, is suing the Moscow. After completion of construction of Crimean bridge across the Kerch Strait between the two countries began to increase the tension in the sea of Azov. Ukraine fears that Russia will block the country access to that sea. The border guards of both countries several times detained and arrested belong to each other court in the Azov area.
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