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Turkey Closes Bosphorus, Dardanelles Straits to Warships

Turkey Closes Bosphorus, Dardanelles Straits to Warships

Guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) transits the Bosphorus Strait en route to the Black Sea on Aug. 28, 2015. US Navy Photo

Turkey has closed off the Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits to warships from any country, whether or not they border the Black Sea, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Navy Destroyer and Cruiser Leave Black Sea After Exercising with NATO Allies

Navy Destroyer and Cruiser Leave Black Sea After Exercising with NATO Allies

Sailors man the rails as the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) departs Constanta, Romania, March 23, 2021. Monterey is operating with the IKE Carrier Strike Group on a routine deployment in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations. US Navy photo.

A U.S Navy guided-missile destroyer and guided-missile cruiser left the Black Sea this week following drills with NATO allies. Read More