Russian Ministry of Defense: Russian destroyers prevent U.S. destroyers from infringing on Russian maritime borders
Moscow, November 24 The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 24th that the Russian anti-submarine destroyer prevented the US destroyer from infringing on the Russian maritime border that day.
The Russian Ministry of Defense said that the USS John McCain destroyer, which had stayed in the Sea of Japan for many days, entered the waters near Peter the Great Bay in Russia’s territorial waters at 6:17 on the 24th Moscow time (11:17 on the 24th Beijing time) . The Russian anti-submarine destroyer “Admiral Vinogradov” issued a warning to the US destroyer and indicated that it might collide with it. The American destroyer immediately returned to neutral waters.
The Russian Defense Ministry said that the US destroyer did not try to enter Russian territorial waters again.
Peter the Great Bay is the largest bay in Russia bordering the Sea of Japan and is located in Russian territorial waters. In this bay are cities such as Vladivostok and Nakhodka, and Russia’s largest port near the Pacific Ocean, Orient Port.