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The United States will maintain its presence in the Black Sea despite a Russian warning that a U.S. destroyer patrolling there undermined regional security, the U.S. Navy Secretary said.
"We're going to be there," Mabus said of the Black Sea. "We're going to deter. That's the main reason we're there -- to deter potential aggression."
"If a decision is made to create a permanent force, of course, it would be destabilizing, because this is not a NATO sea," Russian news agencies quoted senior Foreign Ministry official Andrei Kelin as saying.
"If a decision is made to create a permanent force, of course, it would be destabilizing, because this is not a NATO sea,
1 - turkey = NATO member 2 - turkey has the longest black sea coast of any adjacent country
But russis whining every corner and Russia is real aggressor here. They start wars with Georgia and Ukraine in that region.
originally posted by: awareness10
..... that some people cannot see past their Programming.