The U.S. Department of defense: the black sea countries need a rule of conduct of the sailors
The countries of the Black sea would have to create a single rule of conduct of the sailors, said on Wednesday the commander of the 6th fleet of the U.S. Navy Vice Admiral James Foggo.
in his vision, the situation could improve in that case, if all the participants endorsed the version of the code that was agreed last year with the assistance of Western countries, including the United States.
As said the Admiral, quoted by profile magazine This contract gives you the opportunity to set standards of conduct at sea, including communication between sailors And holding maneuvers.
"It is another form to establish communications. For example, we use such opportunities with seamen China. And It will be possible to extend to the countries of the Black sea ", - said Foggo in the course of a telephone briefing.
He also emphasized that the Russian warship welcomed the American destroyer " Donald cook ", when that was not so long ago in the Black sea to participate in the international exercise Sea Breeze, organized by the U.S. And Ukraine.
Foggo called It " a positive step ", but said that the Russian sailors, in his vision, " much more needs to change in your own behavior at sea."