Russian Northern Fleet Begins Tracking NATO Ships in the Barents Sea
The US Sixth Fleet reported on the site that the American destroyers, together with the British frigate, entered the Barents Sea. The press service said that warships are conducting a joint operation to ensure maritime security in difficult conditions in the Barents Sea beyond the Arctic Circle. The Sixth Fleet also reported that they had notified the Russian side in advance that their ships would be in the Barents Sea.
“The notification was made in order to avoid misunderstanding, reduce risks and prevent inadvertent escalation”, the press service of the US Navy said.