The Pacific Fleet of the U.S. Navy confirmed that the announcement by the Russian Ministry of Defense regarding the connection between the two U.S. and Russian ships was “false”.
The Navy said in a statement on Friday that the USS Shafi’i was conducting routine operations in international waters off the coast of Japan, when a Russian body-class destroyer approached it at 60 meters.
The report added that despite Russia’s announcement to the Navy that the relationship was “safe and professional”. The Navy explained that the operations of the U.S. ship were in accordance with international law and applicable practice.
The statement added that the United States would continue its naval and air operations wherever international law permits.
Regional water violation
On Friday, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that the Russian warship US destroyer had thwarted an attempt by the US Navy. SS service for violating Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan.
The ministry revealed that the accident occurred during a Russian-Chinese naval maneuver in the Sea of Japan, explaining that the Russian ship’s crew, Admiral Tributes, had warned the international communications channel that such moves would not be allowed. Interfox reported.
The Russian-Chinese joint exercise “Naval Cooperation 2021” will take place from October 14 to 17, with the participation of warships and support vessels from the Russian Pacific Fleet, including miners and submarines.
In return, the ships sent by Beijing to participate in the training included two destroyers, a submarine and two ships.
In addition, the Russian Pacific Navy press service reported that Russian and Chinese naval vessels conducted artillery fire to destroy the mines during a 2021 naval communications exercise in the Sea of Japan. Fight against my dangers.
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