Russian envoy reports considerable increase in NATO reconnaissance flights near Russian borders

The number of NATO aviation flights along the Russian borders has increased and a U.S. destroyer entered the Black Sea on October 7, Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said.

The number of NATO aviation flights along the Russian borders has increased and a U.S. destroyer entered the Black Sea on October 7, Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said.

"The number of reconnaissance flights along the Russian borders has increased considerably," Grushko said during a televised linkup with Brussels.

Grushko also pointed out "the permanent military presence of NATO in the Baltic and Black Seas." "A U.S. destroyer, which has anti-missile capabilities and also, according to some sources, is carrying cruise missiles, entered the Black Sea on October 7," he said.

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