To Odessa 1 APR come two frigates NATOFrigate of the Spanish Navy Santa Maria / Фото:seaforces.org
After visiting the Ukrainian city of ships will take part in exercises with the Ukrainian Navy
April 1 in Odessa sea port with the next visit will come two ships from the 2-second permanent naval group of NATO. This is stated in the press release of mission of NATO in Ukraine.
“Frigate Royal canadian Navy “Toronto”, and the frigate of the Spanish Navy Santa Maria will arrive to Odessa after patrolling in the Black sea together with other ships in the 2nd permanent naval group of NATO in a few days”, – stated in the message.
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During your stay in Odessa, the captains will meet with the Ukrainian military and representatives of local authorities, and the frigates will be open for visits at certain hours.
After Odessa, the ships will take part in exercise PASSEX in cooperation with the ships of the Ukrainian Navy in the Black sea with the aim of improving interaction with NATO and partner States.
As previously reported by the Focus:
- March 23, at the Odessa sea commercial port entered the ship of the French Navy minesweeper M653 Capricorne.
- March 6 in the port of Odessa went on a friendly visit, two Turkish warships– the frigate and Corvette Barbaross Marti.
- At the end of February in Odessa came to the American missile destroyer USS Donald Cook.