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BATUMI, Georgia (Reuters) - The first U.S. warship to bring aid to Georgia arrived in the country's main Black Sea port of Batumi on Sunday, in a strong gesture of support for the ex-Soviet republic in its conflict with Russia.
BATUMI, Georgia, Aug 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. navy warship arrived in a Georgia's main Black Sea port of Batumi on Sunday with humanitarian aid as Russia ignored Western demands to remove its remaining troops from Georgia's heartland.
On Sunday, a U.S. Navy warship carrying humanitarian aid for Georgia anchored in the southern Georgian port of Batumi. It was the first of five American ships scheduled to arrive this week with supplies
"The situation in the Black Sea is escalating. NATO is continuing to build up its naval presence in the area," Col. Gen. Anatoly Nogovitsyn told reporters Saturday
Nogovitsyn on Friday expressed doubts that NATO vessels needed to be in the Black Sea, and he promised that Russia would respond swiftly to any provocations against its Black Sea Fleet.
Originally posted by manson_322
also , Russia should provide Al Qaida with advanced weapons , so that the Islamic resistance forces decimate and destroy the evil genocidal imperialist american forces in Iraq
Originally posted by Darth Logan
reply to post by manson_322
WoW......., you sound like a broken record. Glad your not in charge!
I think they sent those ships because, if they would send anything smaller maybe Russia would not take the U.S seriously.
If they did'nt send those ships, how long would it take for them to get there if something bad happened?
I think they sent those ships because, if they would send anything smaller maybe Russia would not take the U.S seriously