Sourced: Asia Times
Two US Navy guided missile destroyers passed through the Bosporus Strait and entered the Black Sea bordering Russia on Friday in what was described as a “proactive” presence mission, according to USNI News.
“Our decision to have two ships simultaneously operate in the Black Sea is proactive, not reactive,” US 6th Fleet commander Vice Adm. Christopher Grady said in a statement. “We operate at the tempo and timing of our choosing in this strategically important region. By nature, ships are flexible, mobile forces.”
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