The second US Navy warship in 24 hours headed to the Black Sea to conduct security operations in the region, the US 6th Operational Fleet reported.
“The second US Navy ship, the rocket destroyer Thomas Hudner, has begun its journey north to the Black Sea for security operations,” the statement said.
The US operational fleet noted that American ships and aircraft regularly perform tasks in the Black Sea as part of the support of NATO partners.
On the eve of the Russian Black Sea Fleet announced the beginning of tracking the actions of the US Navy cruiser “Monterey” in the Black Sea.
“The forces and means of the Black Sea Fleet have begun to monitor the actions of the US Navy cruiser Monterey, which entered the Black Sea on March 19, 2021,” the ministry said.