British missile destroyer entered the Black sea

© Photo : press center of Command of naval forces of Ukrainecement Royal Navy DUNCAN. Archive photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/01/6c6204617b65fe739a9ce88d25f34168.jpg" alt="British missile destroyer entered the Black sea" />© Photo : press center of Command of naval forces of Ukraine

Missile destroyer of the Royal Navy Duncan entered the Black sea. This was announced by the joint naval command of NATO.

The ship is accompanied by a Turkish frigate Gaziantep.

Standing #NATO Maritime Group 2 (#SNMG2) ships 🇬🇧HMS Duncan and 🇹🇷TCG Gaziantep transited the Straits to the #BlackSea today | #WeAreNATO

— NATO MaritimeCommand (@NATO_MARCOM) January 30, 2018

In early January, the Black sea became an American guided missile destroyer USS Carney. The ship conducted joint exercises with naval aviation Ukrainian Navy. The aim of the event was to develop cooperation in accordance with NATO standards and improving interoperability. The thirteenth of January, the destroyer left the Black sea. Earlier, the ship visited Ukraine in the framework of the exercise «sea breeze — 2017» in July last year.

First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich called joint exercises of the Ukrainian Navy and the US provocation against Russia.

«It’s kind of political demonstration hegemonic aspirations of the United States: «we are everywhere, and we have up to the whole deal,» said the Senator.