Us destroyer USS Porter, equipped with guided missile systems, had entered the Black sea. About it reports a press-service of the 6th fleet of the US Navy based in Italian Naples.
The Navy said that the ship entered the waters of the sea “for the purpose of operations to ensure Maritime security, improve combat readiness and interoperability of our allies and partners in the region”, reports TASS. In addition, during his stay in the Black sea Porter will take part in the Romania exercises “Sea shield-2017″.
“Porter has for the last few years, regularly operates in the Black sea, demonstrating our continued commitment to security and stability in the region”, – said the commander of the destroyer captain of the second rank Andria Slough.
In accordance with the provisions of the Montreux Convention of 1936, warships nachimovsky States in time of peace can be in Black sea more than 21 days.
Recall, October 30, 2016, the destroyer of the U.S. Navy Carney prematurely left the Black sea, having been there only six days. The destroyer went to the Romanian port of Constanta, then left the waters of the sea through the Bosphorus.