Russia and the United States held a meeting on prevention of incidents at sea
Alexey Bogdanovsky. Delegations from the Russian Navy and the naval forces of the United States was held on Wednesday meeting on the prevention of incidents at sea, said the press service of the U.S. Sixth fleet. The meeting was held in the Italian Naples, it was organized by the naval forces of the USA in the European Union.
"These important annual review is a professional discussion on current contracts, which are designed to prevent incidents or clashes at sea between ships and aircraft of the U.S. and Russia ", - explained the press service of the U.S. Sixth fleet. The dialogue was initiated in 1972 with the signing of a relevant agreement between the USSR and the USA.
Meetings are traditionally held every year, but this Meeting was the first since November 2013. The U.S. and NATO first announced about temporary suspension of military contacts with Russia on the background of differences in the positions on the crisis in Ukraine.