According to the ministry, the attempt to cross the border took place in Peter the Great Bay. The American ship approached the territorial waters of Russia this morning, Moscow time. The department said Admiral Tribuk warned that such actions were unacceptable, but the US destroyer began preparations to launch the surface helicopter, and then attempted to enter the border.

“Admiral Trebok, acting within the framework of international navigation rules, laid a path to keep the intruder away from Russian territorial waters.” The Russian ministry said the US ship “convinced by the determination of the crew of the Russian unit” changed direction and chose the return course.

A similar incident occurred in November 2020. Then, during a cruise in the Sea of ​​Japan, the American missile destroyer USS John S. Makin Basin near Peter the Great Bay, which Russia considers its territorial waters, to assert its international standing.

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