The defense Ministry denied the information about the incident between the ships of the black sea fleet and the Royal Navy

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SEVASTOPOL, February 14. /TASS./ The Russian defense Ministry denied on Wednesday media reports about the incident in the transition of the Bosphorus Strait between the vessel black sea fleet and a ship of the Navy of great Britain.

“There are no “dangerous” maneuvers, crossing collision course, “Kyzyl-60″ and the Enterprise was not” – said the head of Department of information support the press service of the southern military district on the black sea fleet captain 1st rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev.

Information about the incident when crossing the Bosphorus Strait between the auxiliary vessel of the black sea fleet “Kyzyl-60” and ship of the Royal Navy Enterprise appeared in the British publication Daily Star . The defense Ministry said that 13 February at 09:35 MSK “Kyzyl-60”, which followed from the Mediterranean to the Black sea, and the Enterprise went “normally on a collision course at a distance of about 1 cable lengths (about 180 meters), which for this section of the pouring zone is the absolute norm for all members of navigation.”

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