Russian ship spotted near the vessel Shell in the Arctic, caused panic in the Pentagon. The Agency announced that the ship of the Navy of the Russian Federation held very close to the American ship in the Chukchi sea.
The Americans, who allegedly approved the right of other countries to free navigation in international waters, panic, fixing in the Chukchi sea Russian ship "the Kuril Islands". The situation was commented by an official dealer of the Pentagon Jeff Davis.
According to reliable information the U.S. Department of defense, the intelligence ship of the Russian Navy approached the vessel, owned by oil company Shell. Especially excited the United States the precedent that he was pretty close to ship oil and gas company Nobel Discoverer.
The Pentagon stressed that the stay domestic vehicle close to the vessel Shell were informed the U.S. coast guard service and the Northern command of the Armed forces of the United States. "We know that domestic vessel "Kuril Islands" is located near Nobel Discoverer. We recognize the right of all sovereign States on the free movement in international waters," said Davis CNN.
The Ministry added that as a "response" defensive funds were not involved. Note that the American vessel Nobel Discoverer engaged in the exploration of hydrocarbons in the Chukchi sea, which lies between the territory of Russia and the USA North of the Bering Strait.
Shell started exploration in the Arctic, after receiving permission from the administration of United States President Barack Obama in may. Oil companies in different States, among other things, conduct intelligence activities in the region to find oil.
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