Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Russia And The U.S. Continue To Blame Each Other For A 'Naval Confrontation' Two Weeks Ago



Reuters: Russia, United States blame each other for maritime incident

Russia and the United States gave contradictory accounts on Tuesday of an incident involving the two countries' navies in the Mediterranean Sea on June 17, each blaming the other for what they said were unsafe maneuvers.

The Russian Defence Ministry said a U.S. destroyer had approached dangerously close to a Russian warship, and protested at what it said was a flagrant U.S. violation of rules to avoid collisions at sea.

However, a U.S. Defense official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the Russian warship had carried out "unsafe and unprofessional" operations near two U.S. Navy ships.Recent months have seen a number of similar Cold War-style incidents at sea and in the air, with each country's military accusing the other of dangerous approaches in international waters and airspace.

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More News On Russia And The U.S. Continuking To Blame Each Other For A 'Naval Confrontation' Two Weeks Ago

Russia, U.S. Differ On Ship Encounter In Mediterranean Sea -- RFE
Russia, US point fingers after latest incident in Mediterranean Sea -- FOX News
Navy destroyer in ‘dangerous’ confrontation with Russian warship -- Daily Star
U.S., Russian warships in close call in Mediterranean Sea -- UPI

US destroyer gets dangerously close to Russian patrol boat in Mediterranean – Moscow -- RT
Latest warship encounter brings Russian protest -- Navy Times
US Navy's 'Road Hog': US Destroyer 'Deliberately Provoked' Russian Ship -- Sputnik
Moscow accuses Navy ship of sailing dangerously close to Russian frigate -- The Hill
Russia Claims US Destroyer Got Too Close to Its Navy Ship in the Mediterranean -- Epoch Times

U.S. Official: Russian Frigate Tried to ‘Interfere’ with Carrier Harry S. Truman -- USNI News
US Officials Say Russian Warship Intentionally Interfered With Navy Operations -- AP
U.S. officials say Russian warship came dangerously close to Navy ship -- CNN
US officials: Russia ignored 'rules of the road' sailing dangerously close to Navy destroyer -- FOX News
Russian warship carried out 'unsafe' operation near U.S. ships - U.S. Defense official -- Reuters

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

I blame the Russians.

The Coward in Chief of the U.S. Navy is too much of a fucking coward.