Friday, June 17, 2016

Russia Warns NATO To Not Build Up Their Naval Forces In The Black Sea

Reuters: Russia warns NATO not to build up naval forces in Black Sea

MOSCOW, June 15 (Reuters) - A senior Russian diplomat on Wednesday warned NATO not to build up its naval forces in the Black Sea, saying such a move would undermine regional security and Moscow's already frayed ties with the alliance.

Russian state media reported earlier this month that the USS Porter, a U.S. naval destroyer, had entered the Black Sea on a routine deployment, a move it said raised hackles in Moscow because it had recently been fitted with a new missile system.

Under the Montreux Convention, countries which don't have a Black Sea coastline cannot keep their warships there for more than 21 days. NATO members Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria are all Black Sea Basin countries.

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TWN said...

The fuse it burns a little shorter.

Aizino Smith said...

The Russians want the U.S. in the Black Sea.

It is why the cry so loudly.