NATO Foreign Ministers agree to enhance security in the Black Sea Region

April 4, 2019 – Meeting in Washington D.C. on Thursday, NATO Foreign Ministers agreed a package of measures to improve NATO’s situational awareness in the Black Sea region and strengthen support for partners Georgia and Ukraine. Ministers also reiterated their call on Russia to release the Ukrainian sailors and ships seized near the Sea of Azov. Earlier, Ministers addressed Russia’s continuing violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. They called on Russia again to return to full and verifiable compliance with the Treaty, and discussed the way forward. “We…

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HMCS Toronto Exercises With URS Pryluky

April 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Pryluky missile boat of the Ukrainian Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Toronto have conducted joint maneuvers in the Black Sea, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reported. “During the exercises, the Ukrainian missile boat Pryluky and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate FFH 333 Toronto have completed tasks on tactical maneuvering and conducted joint practical artillery firing and a series of training exercises with Ukrainian Navy aircraft,” reads the statement. It notes that operating officers from the Royal…

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