Saturday, March 8, 2014

US warship crosses Bosphorus towards Black Sea

March 7, 2014

A United States warship crossed Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait Friday, headed towards the Black Sea, as tensions simmer over Ukraine’s Crimea region.

A coastguard boat was seen escorting the guided-missile destroyer, the USS Truxtun, an AFP photographer saw.

The US Navy said in a statement on Thursday that the ship was bound for the Black Sea to conduct military exercises with Bulgarian and Romanian naval forces.

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