The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that Russia will retaliate if U.S. warships will enter the Black sea. The statement of the representative of the guardian quoted Andrey Kelin, RIA “Novosti”.
He confirmed that the US ships periodically enter the Black sea, however, this “does not cause us approval” and threatened from the Russian side “measures response planning”.
Thus Kelin commented on sunset in the Mediterranean sea the American aircraft carrier Harry Truman, on the eve of the NATO summit in Warsaw, he was regarded as a “show of force”.
Black sea fleet commander Admiral Alexander Vitko and also expressed hope that the cooperation of Russia and Turkey in the Black sea will eventually be restored, however, noted with satisfaction that with the passage of the Straits “Admiral Grigorovich” was accompanied by four warships of Turkey.
According to Vitko, this means that NATO understands the new quality of Russian ships: “They have the characteristics commensurate with the missile cruisers of the previous generation, and in some respects their superior”.
We will add that yesterday the Senator Franz Klintsevich said about the need to establish parity with the United States in respect of the fleet in the Mediterranean sea. He noted that States have 11 carriers while Russia has just one, while under repair.Related posts: