The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich believes that the vessels of the USA and other countries of the North Atlantic community in the Black sea may have the most serious consequences for the settlement of the fall in the Ukraine.
"I would call it very, very disturbing signal, the provocative idea that does not add stability and confidence in the fact that the peace process in Ukraine will accelerate," said he, RIA " Novosti ". The diplomat said that any military presence close to areas of regional conflict " is always a very dangerous maneuver, which perfectly enhances the chance of bringing to a variety of unpleasant consequences ". Remember, on Wednesday, the ships of the Second permanent mine countermeasure group NATO entered the Black sea to participate in the General exercises with the Navy Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey. These exercises will enable the simulation of anti-aircraft and anti-submarine exercises, and simulations attack small ships and basic maneuvers on the management of ships. The document notes that currently the flagship of the group is the cruiser of the US Navy Vicksburg, it Also includes the canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton, frigate Navy Turkey TCG Turgutreis, tanker German Navy FGS Spessart, frigate ROS Regina Maria Navy Romania and the Italian frigate ITS Aliseo. As underlined by NATO, dislocation of the courts of the group in the Black sea is in full compliance with international agreements As planned visit. The group will return to the Mediterranean later this month to re-start the patrol, which promotes awareness of the provisions of the sea in the area. Similarly on Wednesday it was announced that the newest fighters such as the su-30 and front-line bomber su-24 naval aviation black sea fleet tracking movement of 2 ships of the North Atlantic Commonwealth in the Black sea. In addition, on Tuesday, permanent Commissioner of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko said that countries of the North Atlantic Commonwealth spent about 200 events a military nature on the Eastern borders in the framework of enhanced activity of the Commonwealth in the area. Before that, the commander-in-chief of allied forces in the European Union Philip Breedlove said that the annexation of Crimea to Russia has greatly changed the balance of forces in the Black sea for NATO, and Russian weapons threatens the presence of the courts of the Commonwealth in this region.